Obama Economic Regulators Announcement

President-Elect Barack Obama announced his selection of Mary Schapiro to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission, Gary Gensler as head… read more

President-Elect Barack Obama announced his selection of Mary Schapiro to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission, Gary Gensler as head of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission, and Daniel Tarullo as a commissioner on the Federal Reserve Board. He also answered questions from reporters on the state of the economy, regulatory policy, and the construction of his economic recovery plans. 

He also responded to a question about the choice of evangelical Pastor Rick Warren for the inaugural invocation. The pick had been harshly criticized by several socially progressive supporters who took issue with Reverend Warrens public statements about abortion, same-sex marriage, and stem cell research. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Obama Economic Regulators Announcement

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Program ID:
282949-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Dec 18, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 19, 2008

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  • Dec 18, 2008 | 10:48am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 2008 | 4:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 2008 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 2008 | 11:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 19, 2008 | 6:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
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