Richard Cordray

The Senate has voted to end a two-year Republican blockade that was preventing Richard Cordray from winning confirmation as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Senate Ends Blockade Against Consumer Chief Pick

The Senate has voted to end a two-year Republican blockade that was preventing Richard Cordray from winning confirmation as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

07/16/2013

GOP Senators have vowed to reject President Obama's consumer oversight nominee unless the office itself is changed. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Senators Vow To Reject Obama’s Consumer Protection Nominee

Renewing a 3-year-old fight over bank oversight, Senate Republicans said Friday they will oppose President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unless the office created after the 2008 Wall Street financial meltdown is significantly changed.

02/01/2013

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