October 27, 2011
ABC News | October 27, 2011
House Speaker John Boehner told the U.S. Chamber of Commerce this morning that government regulation is out of control. The Ohio Republican said businesses in this country are experiencing a “federal regulator onslaught.”
Blog of Legal Times | October 27, 2011
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) kicked off an annual defense-bar conference in Washington today by criticizing what he called "a federal regulatory onslaught" by the Obama administration.
Washington Examiner | October 27, 2011
Richard Cordray, President Obama's nominee to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has said he wants to use his new role to do "on a 50-state basis the things [he] cared most about as a state attorney general -- with a more robust and comprehensive authority."
U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform | October 27, 2011
October 26, 2011
Legal Newsline | October 26, 2011
House Speaker John Boehner started the 12th annual Legal Reform Summit by criticizing the amount of federal regulations that affect businesses.
October 18, 2011
Washington Times | October 18, 2011
In his brief time as Ohio’s attorney general, Mr. Cordray distinguished himself before the trial bar by filing a class-action lawsuit against the likes of Bank of America over the drop in value of the company’s stock. No doubt this has trial lawyers around the country salivating at the possibility of getting someone on the inside with nearly unlimited power.
National Law Journal | Subscription Required | October 18, 2011
Richard Cordray got a boost from former colleagues on Oct. 18 when 37 state and territorial attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging his confirmation as head of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
October 17, 2011
Legal Newsline | October 17, 2011
The three major credit rating agencies have won a lawsuit filed by former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, who is President Barack Obama's pick to head a key consumer protection post.
October 10, 2011
WSJ.com Political Diary | October 10, 2011
The Obama administration pulled out all the stops last week to defend its nominee to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray.
October 6, 2011
Wall Street Journal | Subscription Required | October 6, 2011
Mr. Cordray's nomination, however, faces an uphill battle from here. The Democrat-led committee backed Mr. Cordray. But 44 Senate Republicans, a group large enough to block the nomination, have vowed to oppose any nominee for the consumer bureau's director post until the Obama administration revamps the agency's structure and makes other changes.
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