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A Strong Foundation

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One year ago, Congress passed and President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which created this new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the CFPB). This law establishes a single point of accountability to assure that markets for consumer financial products work for American consumers and for responsible providers of those products. […]

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Testimony of Elizabeth Warren Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Testimony of Elizabeth Warren Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform United States House of Representatives Thursday, July 14, 2011 I. Introduction Thank you Chairman Issa, Ranking Member Cummings, and members of the Committee for inviting me to testify about […]

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Rutgers School of Law Commencement Address

Rutgers School of Law Commencement Address Elizabeth Warren Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Friday, May 27, 2011 Graduates of 2011, Dean Farmer, faculty, distinguished guests, family, and friends: It’s a pleasure to be with you. When I started law school here at Rutgers in 1973, I had never met a lawyer. I was as green […]

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Testimony of Elizabeth Warren Before the Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs

Testimony of Elizabeth Warren Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Before the Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs Committee on Oversight and Government Reform United States House of Representatives Tuesday, May 24, 2011 Introduction Thank you Chairman McHenry, Ranking Member Quigley, […]

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