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Posted byon July 18, 2011 at 3:55 PM EDT
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 9:21 AM EDT
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 9:22 AM EDT
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 11:53 AM EDT
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 15, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
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.
Posted byon April 13, 2011 at 12:51 PM EDT
Watch and engage in the President's fiscal speech today, April 13, at 1:35pm ET on whitehouse.gov/live. And stay tuned after, as the National Economic Council's Brian Deese will take your questions.
Posted byon February 7, 2011 at 3:31 PM EDT
Elizabeth Warren introduces a couple of Americans whose stories illustrate unfair practices people have encountered and how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is working to prevent it from happening again.
Posted byon February 3, 2011 at 4:13 PM EDT
Elizabeth Warren announces the launch of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new website, ConsumerFinance.gov. Check out a quick video introduction narrated by Ron Howard and visit their new site.
Posted byon January 6, 2011 at 6:30 AM EDT
Elizabeth Warren of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announces that Holly Petraeus will take on a new role at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Implementation Team directing the effort to establish an Office of Servicemember Affairs.
Posted byon October 28, 2010 at 6:00 AM EDT
Elizabeth Warren writes about the conversations she's having to make sure it gets done right.