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Mon July 18, 2011
NPR Story

Cordray Nominated To Lead Watchdog Agency

President Obama Monday nominated former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to be the first director of the federal Consumer Protection Bureau. The bureau's architect is Elizabeth Warren, who was favored for the post by the left — but she's a lightening rod for the right. While the president ducked that fight with the GOP, it's far from clear that Cordray can win confirmation.

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