Obama glad Cordray 'finally confirmed' by Senate
July 17th, 2013
12:48 PM ET
1 year ago

Obama glad Cordray 'finally confirmed' by Senate

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama was "finally" able Wednesday morning to welcome the newly sworn-in consumer protection chief he first nominated two years ago.

The U.S. Senate confirmed Richard Cordray Tuesday night as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a 66-34 vote that was the culmination of a bitter fight over presidential nominations.
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