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Elizabeth Warren Takes Victory Lap, Pushes New Glass-Steagall

Miles Kampf-Lassin

On Tuesday the Senate finally approved Richard Cordray as the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, putting an end to the two-year battle that prevented the federal agency from having a confirmed director. The CFPB was established in 2010 to protect consumers against unfair practices. It is the brainchild of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who discussed the agency’s major accomplishments with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes.

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Miles Kampf-Lassin, a graduate of New York University’s Gallatin School in Deliberative Democracy and Globalization, is a Web Editor at In These Times. Follow him on Twitter @MilesKLassin

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