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Cordray Discusses His New Position

Robert Siegel speaks with newly appointed director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray.
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Facing Recall, Defiant Wis. Governor Says 'I'm Not Afraid Of Losing'

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker came to Washington on Thursday to talk up the merits of the anti-union legislation that has landed him in hot water — and to raise funds to save his job.
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Barry To Seek Third Straight Council Term

Former mayor Marion Barry is preparing to seek his third straight term as the representative for Ward 8 on the D.C. Council.

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A Young Kennedy Is Lining Up To Run For Frank's House Seat

Joseph P. Kennedy III, the son of former Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II and grandson of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, is exploring a race for Congress.
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Attacking Super PACs Fueled By Anonymous Donors

After Iowa, we know how much power the new presidential super PACs can exert. But we won't know who is financing them until the end of January.
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With Iowa Win, Romney Focuses On N.H. Primary

Fresh off a win in the Iowa caucuses, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigned in New Hampshire Wednesday. There, he picked up the endorsement of Senator John McCain. Four years ago, McCain beat Romney in the state's Republican presidential primary.
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Obama: Recess Appointment Was An 'Obligation'

President Obama campaigned outside Cleveland, Ohio, Wednesday, where he announced the appointment of a new consumer watchdog. The president used a recess appointment to install Richard Cordray. That might have been routine, but the Senate is not officially in recess.

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