Senate votes against Consumers and Economic Recovery

Center for Responsible Lending
December 8, 2011

By a vote of 53-45 today, Senators failed to confirm Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  Now there’s a clear record of who wants a return to the policies that sparked the financial crisis and taxpayer bailouts, and who wants reforms to make sure this never happens again. 


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