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March 13, 2013

Senators Question 2 Obama Financial nominees

“Senators questioned two of President Obama’s nominees for key financial regulatory positions, and Democrats and Republicans appeared to like both of them. But only one of those candidates is expected to be confirmed.”

“Mary Jo White, a former federal prosecutor, was on track to be confirmed as chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission after Tuesday’s hearing by the Senate Banking committee.”

“However, the path for Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who has been renominated by Obama, was still blocked by Republicans who want changes to the agency.”

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Read the full Los Angeles Times article here.

 
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