Carla Decker can thank James Madison. When she raises her right hand this week before her confirmation hearing at the Senate Banking Committee, she will continue a tradition that dates back to the 18th century.
CFPB creator reported set to announce bid for Democratic nomination in Massachusetts.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau creator considering leaving Harvard again.
It may be one of the few times when a faculty position at Harvard Law School is a consolation prize
In a victory for the GOP, Massachusetts State Sen. Scott Brown beat CUNA-backed Democratic nominee Attorney General Martha Coakley in yesterday's special election for the seat held for almost 47 years by U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who died last August.
Saying "this is my moment to step aside," while acknowledging that he is in "the toughest shape of my political career," Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) announced today he will retire from office at the end of the year.
For CUNA's political action committee, Rep. John Hall (D-N.Y.) is still the one.