Open Phones

Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama appointing Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection… read more

Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama appointing Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The appointment of Mr. Cordray was controversial in that the Senate has been holding pro forma sessions every three days while both the House and Senate are on longer recesses in order to block recess appointments. President Obama has argued that the sessions are a ploy to thwart his executive authority. Senate Republicans had previously filibustered votes to confirm Mr. Cordray. close

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Jan 5, 2012

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