Senate Dems Push Obama For Tough CFTC Chairman Pick

Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 5:38 PM EST) -- A group of nine Democratic senators said Tuesday that any person President Barack Obama nominates to a vacant seat on the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission must be strong enough to reject industry efforts to roll back swaps and futures market reforms.

In a letter to the president, the senators said that it is vital for the president to nominate a candidate who will, in replacing outgoing CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton, maintain his commitment to bring new measures to increase the safety and transparency of over...
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