President Barack Obama already knew that Senate Democrats supported his choice of Richard Cordray to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. So why did 52 Democrats and two like-minded independents put their signatures to a letter today telling him what he...Read more »
Almost from the moment that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created in 2010, Republican and Democratic lawmakers began fighting over whether the agency should be run by a commission or a director. Democrats are content with the single-director structure...Read more »
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