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PBS NewsHour | Obama Sets Up for Showdown With GOP Over Consumer Protection Chief Cordray | PBS

Duration: 12:32
Program: PBS NewsHour #10234
Broadcast Date: Jan. 4, 2012

President Obama bypassed congressional Republicans Wednesday, naming Richard Cordray as director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -- setting up a potential constitutional showdown. Jeffrey Brown discusses the recess appointment with CQ Roll Call's David Hawkings and Binyamin Appelbaum of The New York Times.

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Post Date: January 4, 2012