Warren Gets Top Spot At New Consumer Bureau: Report

Law360, New York (September 16, 2010, 6:47 PM EDT) -- Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren, chief architect of the newly created Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, is expected to be named Friday as its special interim adviser to get the bureau off the ground, sources say.

President Barack Obama is expected to announce Warren's selection for an interim advisory post, rather than a permanent position at the bureau's helm, in order to dodge a potentially contentious confirmation battle in the U.S. Senate, a Democratic official told the Associated Press on Wednesday.

During a White House...
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