Senate Democrats


Senate GOP Divided Over Whether To Prolong Losing Battle Against Popular Consumer Watchdog

As Lee, Wicker Plan Reprisals, GOP Senators Shun Fight as ‘Not Effective Strategy’, ‘Not Astute Thing To Do’ Top Senate Republicans Worried Potential Boycott of Cordray Hearing Will ‘Reflect Badly On Them’ GOP DIVIDED OVER PLANS BY LEE, WICKER TO CONTINUE BATTLING CORDRAY NOMINATION SEN. CHUCK GRASSLEY (R-IA): “The caucus is still divided on what…


Reid Statement On Republican Obstruction Of Richard Cordray

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after Republicans blocked the confirmation of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. “This was not a vote against Mr. Cordray. Today, Republicans voted against Main Street just to protect Wall Street. Republicans blocked an eminently qualified nominee to lead an agency charged with…


Reid Statement On Nomination Of Richard Cordray As Director Of CFPB

Washington, D.C.– Nevada Senator Harry Reid today made the following statement on the nomination of Richard Cordray as the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: “Richard Cordray has been a fierce advocate for working families throughout his career, and he is a smart choice to be the nation’s top advocate for American consumers. As…