The darkly comic part of this is that there’s probably no bigger liberal interventionist in the executive branch than Susan Rice. We may not have had a US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and by association a ruler other than Moammar Gadhafi, if it wasn’t for Susan Rice and her foreign policy perspective winning the day in 2011.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday November 28, 2012 7:32 am|
|By: David Dayen Monday November 26, 2012 12:50 pm|
The White House, in announcing the departure of Mary Schapiro as Chairwoman of the SEC, also took the unusual step of “designating” her replacement – a way to fill the vacancy at the top of the commission without confirmation in the Senate. Elisse Walter, a current commissioner, will replace Schapiro.
|By: David Dayen Friday March 30, 2012 6:50 am|
Let’s briefly recap Congress’ busy day yesterday, as they head out for a two-week recess (Spring Break ’12 Cancun?).
|By: David Dayen Tuesday September 6, 2011 11:30 am|
[Editor's Note: Watch this hearing live]
I love how Cordray is a “controversial” nominee. Why? Because Republicans don’t think there should be a CFPB? How exactly does that make Cordray controversial?