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Let's Start Smiting the Right With Fighting Words

James Heffernan | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
James Heffernan

Now that Christmas is behind us and the next major election is less than ten months off, 'tis the season to be fighting. And President Obama himself has just scored the first punch of the new year.

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...

Is Obama's Cordray Appointment Unprecedented? Not By a Longshot

Adam Levin | Posted 03.07.2012 | Business
Adam Levin

If circumventing gridlock in order to promote the financial "health, safety and welfare" of the American people by way of a recess appointment during a highly questionable non-recess recess gets us to the finish line, sign me up.

Obama Holds a Whip Hand Over Republicans on Recess Appointments

Joe Lapointe | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics
Joe Lapointe

The issue is President Obama's recess appointment on Wednesday of Richard Cordray as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Should the Republicans take Obama to court?

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Skips Chance To Appoint Richard Cordray To Consumer Protection Agency

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama chose not to use his authority to appoint Richard Cordray to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday,...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Has Tiny Window To Appoint Consumer Protection Chief

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has been pressing the Senate for months to confirm Richard Cordray as the director of the new Consumer Financial ...