Warren To Get Senate Banking Committee Seat

Law360, New York (December 4, 2012, 7:04 PM EST) -- Elizabeth Warren, the driving force behind the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will have a seat on the Senate Banking Committee in January, when the next Congress is sworn in, despite banks' attempts to block her appointment, according to media reports Tuesday.

The Huffington Post reported that the incoming Massachusetts Democrat and former Harvard University Law School professor would now oversee the regulators that supervise U.S. banks, giving her a platform to advocate for better consumer protections and tighter rules on financial institutions....
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