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Richard Cordray Recess Appointment

Elizabeth Warren Accuses Senate GOP Of 'Keeping The Game Rigged'

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) blasted Senate Republicans on Thursday for continuing to stall Richard Cordray’s nomination to lead the Consumer Fin...

Dave Jamieson

Judges Flout Decades Of Presidential Tradition In Obama Smackdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The research arm of the U.S. Congress has studied the controversial appeals court ruling striking down President Barack Obama's recess a...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Try To Defund CFPB, Labor Board Actions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican senators are moving to target the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as well as the National Labor Relations Board in the w...

Cordray Dialing CEOs Of Major Banks To Win Support

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business

* Top bankers among scores of introductory calls * Says protecting consumers and supporting honest businesses * Tells re...

Bold Obama Move Gets Legal Backing

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is publicly rebutting Republican criticism of the legality of President Barack Obama's recent recess appoint...

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.

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.

Michael McAuliff

White House, Dems: If Congress Isn't In Recess, Why Isn't It Working?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Republicans complaining that President Obama made recess appointments while Congress is not in recess, House Democrats Thursday sug...

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?

In First Speech, Cordray Vows To Target Shadow Banking Industry

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business

By Dave Clarke WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - In his first speech as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray...

Obama's Latest Moves Face Legal Questions

Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama's appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could b...

Ben Hallman

With Obama Appointment, Jeopardy Champ Takes On Payday Lenders

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

The new government agency tasked with looking after the best financial interests of ordinary consumers finally has a leader. President Barack Obam...