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  • Toomey votes no on Cordray

     
    Joining his party Thursday, Republican Pat Toomey rejected the nomination of Richard Cordray to be the director of the newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. All ten Republicans on the Senate Banking panel voted against Cordray, who would lead...
  • Judge issues injunction against movie streaming service Zediva

     
    A federal judge has ordered the movie streaming service Zediva to temporarily halt its operations in a ruling that was hailed by the Motion Picture Association of America, Hollywood's chief lobbying arm....
  • MPAA's Chris Dodd to Chinese film community: 'We're here to help'

     
    In his keynote speech at the Shanghai International Film Festival on Monday, Motion Picture Association of America Chief Executive Chris Dodd urged the Chinese film community to broaden its engagement with the world and suggested Hollywood expertise could...
  • Rep. Kanjorski to be honored for serving consumers

     
    Former U.S. Rep. Paul Kanjorski is scheduled to receive an award Wednesday from the Consumer Federation of America for his lifetime service to consumers. Kanjorski, a Democrat who represented all of Carbon, Monroe and Columbia counties and parts of...
  • Bob Pisano to resign as president of the MPAA

     
    Bob Pisano is stepping down as president and chief operating officer of the Motion Picture Assn. of America after nearly six years on the job....
  • Democrats allege GOP partisanship on financial crisis panel [Updated]

     
    Some Republicans on the federal commission that investigated the financial crisis were guided more by politics than fact-finding in hopes of derailing the sweeping Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, according to a report by congressional Democrats on...
  • Richard Cordray is nominee to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau [Video] [Updated]

     
    President Obama will nominate former Ohio Atty. Gen. Richard Cordray to head the new agency to protect consumers in the financial marketplace, acting just days before it is set to begin operations. After months of speculation about who would lead......
  • Washington lawyer among finalists in MPAA's long and winding job search

     
    For those still keeping track of the dizzying search to find a new chief executive for the Motion Picture Assn. of America, here's another name to add to the short list: Antoinette Cook Bush. The veteran Washington, D.C., communications attorney,......
  • The Morning Fix: Paramount poised to cash in on Bieber fever! Spring is the new summer for Hollywood. OWN gets taste of reality.

     
    After the coffee. Before wondering if "Hall Pass" is as bad as it looks, or if I'm just too old. And if I'm too old, then Owen Wilson is way too old for those roles. The Skinny: Wonder what it'd......
  • Chris Dodd emerges as front-runner for Hollywood's top lobbying job

     
    Hollywood's seemingly endless search for an industry lobbyist appears to be zeroing in on former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.). Dodd, a former U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful who recently retired from the Senate, has long been a candidate to head the.......
  • Dodd could land top MPAA job this week

     
    Former Sen. Christopher Dodd, the front-runner to head the Motion Picture Assn. of America, could be named as Hollywood's top lobbyist as early as this week. Dodd and the MPAA's board are finalizing the terms of a contract that would......