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Richard Cordray

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  • Sen. Mitch McConnell's threat: Mean-spirited and undignified

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is accusing President Obama of acting "arrogantly" in his recent recess appointment of Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("Obama picks consumer chief," Jan 5). I would say that...
  • The imperial hypocrisy of Harry Reid

    The imperial hypocrisy of Harry Reid
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a man whose political success is largely attributable to the aura of befuddled incompetence he uses to disarm his adversaries, was a failed Watergate baby. In 1974, a slew of often sanctimonious and very liberal...
  • Obama pide atraer compañías que ofrecen empleos

    Obama pide atraer compañías que ofrecen empleos
    El presidente Barack Obama pidió el sábado escuchar a las compañías que han traído empleos de vuelta a territorio estadounidense, ofreciéndolo como ejemplo de una forma de dar trabajo a la gente. La Casa Blanca planea realizar un foro el miércoles...
  • Let Consumer Financial Protection Bureau do its job

    Republicans lament the action taken by our president to make a recess appointment — finally — to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a valuable government agency. I do not know the likely outcome of any challenge to this action,...
  • A chance to right an old wrong

    A chance to right an old wrong
    President Barack Obama's recess appointment to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Richard Cordray, wasted no time in announcing the watchdog agency's "nonbank supervision program." Bringing nonbank mortgage lenders more fully and...
  • CFPB shedding light on hidden fees in international money transfers

    Apparently, when people transfer money to relatives outside the U.S., they are dinged by hidden fees. The result is that those family members get less than expected. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today adopted a rule that generally will...
  • CFPB takes first step toward regulating prepaid cards

    Prepaid debit cards have been called the Wild West because of their rapid growth, uncontrollable fees and little regulation. That soon may change — or at least the regulation part. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking its first ...
  • University of Maryland pledges to make financial aid transparent

    University of Maryland system is among 10 colleges and universities promising to make financial aid transparent to students. It’s part of an Obama Administration effort to make sure incoming students understand what they’re getting into. The...
  • CFPB to begin to oversight of credit bureaus

    Credit bureaus collect all sorts of information about us from creditors, and this information is used to make decisions about whether we deserve a loan, a job or an apartment.  There are some 400 credit bureaus in the United States, but oversight has been...
  • CFPB orders Capital One Bank to refund $140 million to consumers

    Updated with Capital One's response In its first enforcement action, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has ordered Capital One Bank to refund $140 million to about two million customers. On top of that, the bank must pay a $25 million civil...
  • Congress Should Dismantle Consumer Bureau

    There can be unseemly exposure of the mind as well as of the body, as the progressive mind is exposed in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a creature of the labyrinthine Dodd-Frank legislation. Judicial dismantling of the CFPB would affirm the...