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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...

Obama Praises Long-Stalled Nominee

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After a three-year political battle, Republicans have agreed to a remarkable concession over the powers of a new federal agency des...

Why Obama Has the Right to Appoint Cordray

Karen K. Harris | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics
Karen K. Harris

Although it is very likely that Cordray's recess confirmation will be challenged, it is clear that President Obama had both the legal authority and moral obligation to make this appointment.

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...

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...