In 1985, when Dick Ensweiler’s son was 12, he became interested in baseball cards and started asking his father to drive him to card shows. That was the beginning of a lifelong hobby for the curremnt president/CEO of the Texas Credit Union League.
Political newcomer Rand Paul, a favorite of credit unions and the tea party movement, has won the U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky, according to Associated Press projections.
The May 18 primary elections provided more good than bad news for credit union-backed candidates.
When Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) leaves office at the end of the year, he will be one of at least three members of the committee departing Congress.