Richard Cordray didn’t wait long. On Tuesday, less than two weeks after his departure from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau triggered a mini-constitutional crisis of the variety the Trump administration has made look routine, Cordray announced that he would seek the Democratic nomination for governor of Ohio. Cordray, who previously served as the state’s treasurer […]
GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray is preparing to join a crowded governor's race in Ohio. The 58-year-old Democrat will make the long-anticipated announcement on Tuesday in his hometown of Grove City. He's...Show More Summary
Richard Cordray, a Democrat whose resignation as head of the U.S. consumer bureau last month triggered a political battle over who should replace him, plans to run for governor of Ohio, an advisor said on Monday. Cordray will make the announcement at an event on Tuesday at a restaurant in his home...
Former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray put an end to the suspense Monday, confirming after months of speculation that he plans to make a run for Ohio governor. The Democrat planned … Click to Continue »
The Latest on Democrat Richard Cordray's bid for governor (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray is set to announce his bid for Ohio governor on Tuesday. … Click to Continue »
Former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray will announce his bid to become Ohio's next governor Tuesday.
Republican Sandra O'Brien is mounting a repeat run for Ohio state treasurer 11 years after defeating an incumbent treasurer in her party's primary and losing to Democrat Richard Cordray in … Click to Continue »
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Democrat Richard Cordray's bid for governor (all times local): 3 p.m. Former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray has tapped a somewhat overqualified person to keep the books for his gubernatorial campaign:...Show More Summary
Here’s a story you likely heard a bit about this week: The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray stepped down. To replace him, Cordray himself promoted his chief of staff, Leandra English, to become deputy director and serve as acting director until the Senate confirmed a replacement. Meanwhile, President Trump proposed his […]
As we enter the last weeks of 2017, a major controversy has arisen over the appointment of a Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), between outgoing Director Richard Cordray and President Donald Trump. The CFPB was created by Congress in 2010, based on the hard work and...
Richard Cordray, former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's effort to force a new director on...
The White House and the outgoing Consumer Financial Protections Bureau director both named a new acting director of the agency on Friday. Whether Trump's pick, Mick Mulvaney, or former CFPB director Richard Cordray's pick, Leandra English,...Show More Summary
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It’s been two days since former CFPB Director Richard Cordray resigned his post and named Deputy Director Leandra English as his successor, setting the agency up for what looks to be a brief but noisy legal dogfight. As was widely expected,...Show More Summary
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is currently in disarray after its director, Richard Cordray, stepped down in order to (probably) begin a run for governor of Ohio. In response, President Donald Trump picked Mick Mulvaney as the “Acting Director,” which has thrown the agency and the Democrats into a frothing mass of anger. Show More Summary
SCANDALS Rep. John Conyers, D-MI, steps aside as the top-ranked Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee amid allegations he sexually harassed female staff members. http://cvote.it/2i9cdFW BUREAUCRATIC SHOWDOWN Richard Cordray was head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Show More Summary
As Dave Dayen explained earlier this week, there will soon be a showdown over who will run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as Trump attempts to replace retiring director Richard Cordray with right-wing zealot and current head...Show More Summary
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President Donald Trump and outgoing CFPB director Richard Cordray both named his successor. The opposing sides are now dueling over who has the legal right to do so. The dust-up could lead to two people starting work on Monday believing...Show More Summary