On a party-line vote, the Senate Banking Committee voted to confirm former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to be the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
NCUA Board Member Gigi Hyland doesn’t have to order a moving van any time soon. Even though her term on the board expired on Aug. 2, President Obama hasn’t nominated anyone to succeed her.
Nevada, New York vacancies both triggered by congressional sex scandals.
In advance of the Nov. 2 elections, CUNA is stepping up its grassroots advocacy with what it calls a refined "partisan communication" campaign aimed at bringing more direct involvement by CU members with candidates.
Nearly a week after the event, Maine credit union executives are still talking about a rousing speech given to a record crowd by Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary, urging CUs to press ahead with advocacy programs.
After having dropped off for a month, CUNA's Credit Union Legislative Action Council is again on the list of top of the top 20 donors to federal candidates, according to data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics.