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Obama Cordray Nomination

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?

Supporting Obama: The Constitutional Case for Recess Appointments

Victor Williams | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics
Victor Williams

As high level federal vacancies continue to damage our government and economy, Barack Obama considers how best to push back against Senate confirmati...

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...