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Obama Commends Cordray Confirmation, Work Of CFPB

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is commending the work of a consumer protection agency created after the economic crisis. The Consumer Fina...

Jennifer Bendery

Mitch McConnell, 42 Republicans Vow To Block CFPB Nominee Without Agency Changes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Get ready for a replay of last year's bitter fight over confirming Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. ...

Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Press Justice Dept On Legality Of Recess Appointments

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House and Senate Republicans fired off letters to the Justice Department on Friday demanding to know what role the agency played, if any...

Amanda Terkel

Santorum: Congress Should Take Obama 'To Court' For Recess Appointments

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

BRENTWOOD, N.H. -- Rick Santorum, flying high off his personal victory in the Iowa caucuses, met with voters at a nursing home in New Hampshire on Wed...

Obama Says He Won't Take 'No' For An Answer From GOP

AP | BEN FELLER and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Defying Republican lawmakers, President Barack Obama on Wednesday barreled by the Senate and installed a national consume...

Jennifer Bendery

White House Targeting GOP Senators In Seven States For Their Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is launching an aggressive, eleventh-hour media blitz this week aimed at pressuring Senate Republicans to confirm a stal...

Obama Nominates Richard Cordray To Head Controversial New Agency

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama moved Monday to get a new consumer protection bureau up and running, introducing a former Ohio attorney gene...

Obama Picks Nominee To Lead Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics

This article has been updated to include statements from Elizabeth Warren and Timothy Geithner. President Barack Obama will nominate former Ohio At...

Shahien Nasiripour

Elizabeth Warren To Lead Search For New Consumer Chief, Could 'Pull A Dick Cheney'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In addition to being charged with forming the newly-created agency dedicated to protecting consumers from abusive financial products, Elizabeth Warren...

Jason Linkins

Everyone Is Basically Confused About What Elizabeth Warren Will Be Doing

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was announced yesterday that, after weeks of speculation, Congressional Oversight Panel Chairperson Elizabeth Warren was going to be appointed to d...

Ryan Grim

White House Taps Warren To Set Up Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The White House has tapped Elizabeth Warren as a special adviser to help set up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, affirming its support for a ...

Ryan Grim

Obama Strongly Hints At Warren Nomination To Head Consumer Bureau

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Obama hailed his long friendship with Harvard Professor Elizabeth Warren on Friday, crediting her at his new conference with the idea for wh...