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Posted byon October 17, 2011 at 1:59 PM EST
This week, we’ll be taking a look at what critics of Wall Street reform are saying -- and rebutting their claims one by one
Posted byon October 6, 2011 at 8:15 AM EST
The Senate Banking Committee today votes on the nomination of Richard Cordray to become the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a critical step towards implementing Wall Street Reform so that it fully protects consumers from hidden fees and abusive practices
Posted byon September 12, 2011 at 11:00 PM EST
New data released today on income and poverty in 2010 underscore the need for Congress to pass the President’s American Jobs Act without delay.
Posted byon July 22, 2011 at 10:13 AM EST
Your quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov
Posted byon July 21, 2011 at 2:42 PM EST
One year ago, President Obama signed the Wall Street Reform bill into law. Check out a quick video about what it means for you.
Posted byon July 18, 2011 at 2:55 PM EST
President Obama nominates Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to look out for regular people in the financial system.
Posted byon July 18, 2011 at 8:21 AM EST
The President will nominate Richard Cordray to serve as the first Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Watch President Obama's personnel announcement live at 1:05 PM EDT today on WhiteHouse.gov/live.
Posted byon July 11, 2011 at 8:22 AM EST
President Obama meets with Congressional Leadership in the Cabinet Room of the White House as part of ongoing negotiations to find a balanced approach to the debt limit and deficit reduction.
Posted byon May 23, 2011 at 10:53 AM EST
For many years, the federal government has erroneously cut checks to the wrong person for the wrong amount and for the wrong reason – sometimes these misdirected payments even go to dead people or prisoners. These mistakes, though often inadvertent, contributed to the $125 billion in improper payments made in 2010.
Posted byon April 14, 2011 at 11:00 PM EST
This week, with the threat of a government shutdown averted, President Obama focused on fiscal responsibility and balancing the need to cut spending and the deficit while continuing to support education, clean energy, and other investments needed to win the future. The Amir of Qatar also visited the White House.