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  • Former CFPB Director Richard Cordray secures Democratic nomination for Ohio governor

    Trump calls Cordray’s tenure at CFPB a “big failure”
    Former CFPB Director Richard Cordray secured the Democratic nomination for Ohio governor with a sizable victory over former Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich. Cordray will face off against Mike DeWine, Ohio's attorney general, who has the support of President Donald Trump. In praising DeWine, Trump also called Cordray's tenure at the CFPB a "big failure."
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  • Ohio Dems bank on Richard Cordray running for governor

    Ohio's gubernatorial race would significantly change
    Though Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray has remained mum on a possible run for Ohio governor, Democrats in the state are already banking on him running. While some publications focused on the news of Cordray stepping down from his position on Wednesday, Ohio news publications all but confirmed that Cordray will run for Ohio governor.
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  • Investigation clears CFPB’s Cordray of election law violations

    Cordray did not violate Hatch Act
    President Donald Trump and other top Republicans may be debating the future of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, but one thing they won’t be able to hold over Cordray’s head is a violation of federal election laws. As it turns out, the Office of Special Counsel told Cordray last month that an investigation found “no evidence” that he violated the Hatch Act.
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  • Trump reportedly discussed firing Cordray while signing bill to kill CFPB arbitration rule

    Broached subject in Oval Office meeting with House Reps., others
    President Donald Trump reportedly discussed firing CFPB Director Richard Cordray with members of Congress this week while signing the resolution to repeal the regulator's controversial arbitration rule. The general consensus in the room? Cordray needs to go. But they can't do anything yet. Why? Ohio.
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  • Cordray's Ohio plan foiled? State's top Democrat plans gubernatorial bid

    Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O'Neill says he changed his mind
    After first hesitating to run due to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray's rumored bid, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O'Neill changed his mind and revealed that he’s leaning toward entering the 2018 Democratic gubernatorial primary. Should the industry give up on the idea that Cordray will run for governor too?
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  • Ohio extends ban on doing business with Wells Fargo

    Gov. Kasich says bank has more work to do to regain public’s trust
    Wells Fargo may believe that it’s made significant progress to regain the public’s trust in the wake of last year’s fake account scandal, but Ohio Gov. John Kasich says the bank hasn’t done enough yet – and that’s why the state of Ohio won’t be doing business with Wells Fargo for at least six more months.
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  • Did the clock just officially start ticking on Richard Cordray’s tenure as CFPB Director?

    CFPB announces payday lending rule; industry speculates on Ohio bid
    After much anticipation, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published its finalized rule on payday lending. Outside of the rule’s impact, the bureau’s announcement could carry a much bigger meaning for the financial services industry: the growing possibility that CFPB Director Richard Cordray might soon officially announce a bid for Ohio governor.
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  • Anti-Cordray for Ohio governor websites pop up despite no word on actual bid

    Cordray for Ohio Governor 2018?
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray hasn’t even officially come out with an Ohio gubernatorial bid, and there’s already a growing list of people fighting to make sure he doesn’t win. The group behind this latest website might sound familiar since they already vocalized opposition to Cordray running for Ohio governor.
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