Senate votes in favor of cloture for confirmation of Richard Cordray as Director of the CFPB

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The Senate voted 71-29 in favor of cloture. That means that the Republicans will not use the threat of the filibuster to block a confirmation vote in the Senate of Richard Cordray’s nomination by President Obama to be Director of the CFPB. The confirmation vote is expected later today.

Topics:  Barack Obama, CFPB, Filibuster, Nominations, Political Appointments, Recess Appointments, Richard Cordray

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