WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 06: Richard Cordray is sworn in at the beginning of his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Captiol Hill September 6, ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 06: Richard Cordray is sworn in at the beginning of his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Captiol Hill September 6, 2011 in Washington, DC. Former Ohio Attorney General Cordray has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be the first director of the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) less 
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