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Richard Cordray Confirmed As Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

The Senate has voted 66-34 to confirm Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who...

Senate Ends Blockade Against Obama Pick

AP | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Senate has voted to end a two-year Republican blockade that was preventing Richard Cordray from winning ...

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. ...

GOP Senators Vow To Block Another Obama Nominee

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Renewing a 3-year-old fight over bank oversight, Senate Republicans said Friday they will oppose President Barack Obama's nominee t...

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...