Richard Cordray

(AP Photo)

Obama welcomes Senate deal on nominations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has welcomed a Senate agreement that dislodges long-stalled administration nominees. Obama says his choices for administration posts have, in his words, “waited far too long for a vote.” Obama […]

07/16/2013

Richard Cordray

GOP senators vow to block consumer office nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Renewing a 3-year-old fight over bank oversight, Senate Republicans will oppose President Obama’s nominee for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unless the office created after the ’08 Wall Street financial meltdown is significantly changed.

02/01/2013

Mary Jo White (AP Photo)

Top white-collar crime prosecutor getting SEC job

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Obama is nominating former U.S. attorney Mary Jo White to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, tasking her with going after “irresponsible behavior” in the financial industry.

01/24/2013

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