Items Tagged with 'Confirmation'

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  • NAHB: White House asked for our help to get Gorsuch on Supreme Court

    Builders' group says will help work to avoid Democrat filibuster
    With the threat of Democratic filibuster looming in the Senate, the White House is apparently turning to homebuilders for help with getting Neil Gorsuch confirmed as the country’s next Supreme Court justice. And according a post from the National Association of Homebuilders, the group will answer the White House’s call.
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  • Cordray Begins CFPB Director Confirmation Process

    Richard Cordray, President Obama's nominee for the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), is appearing before the Senate Banking Committee today as the the Senate confirmation process has begun.   In his opening remarks, Cordray intends to downplay the use of litigation in enforcing the regulations of the agency believing that lawsuits should be used judiciously.  He states that his experience as Attorney General for the State of Ohio has taught him that litigation can be slow and costly.  He seeks to use the various other powers available to the agency to resolve problems. "I quickly learned
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