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Centrist Dems Sink Biden's Nominee for Top Bank Regulator

Five Democratic senators have told the White House they won't support Saule Omarova to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, effectively killing her nomination for the powerful bank-regulator position. Axios: The defiant opposition from a broad coalition of senators reflects the real policy concerns they had with Omarova, a Cornell University law professor who's attracted controversy for her academic writings about hemming in big banks. Their opposition also hints at a willingness ...
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Warren accuses GOP senator of 'Red Scare tactics' after he suggests Biden nominee is a communist because of where she was born

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on September 28, 2021.Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Warren blasted Kennedy after he suggested Biden's nominee for comptroller of the currency, Saule Omarova, is a communist. Omarova was born in Kazakhstan during the Soviet era, but came to the US in 1991 and is a citizen. "Sexism, racism, pages straight out of Joe McCarthy's 1950s Red Scare tactics," Warren said in response to Kennedy. Democratic...
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Biden's pick Omarova walks back past controversial statements, claims they were merely academic proposals

President Biden's nominee to be the Comptroller of the Currency, Saule Omarova, found herself clarifying or walking back a number of past statements on Thursday. #omarova
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"The White House strongly supports this historic nomination"/"Since this historic and eminently qualified nominee...."

Oh, how I loathe this overuse of "historic"!The quotes are from a spokesperson for the White House and a spokesperson from Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sherrod Brown, from "Police report reveals striking details about Biden nom Saule Omarova's 'retail theft' arrest/Omarova admitted to stealing $214 worth of items from T.J. Maxx in the police report" (Fox News).I don't know what's supposed to be striking about the details. That the items were 4 pairs of shoes, 2 bottles of cologne, 2 belts a...
Tags: Law, White House, Wisconsin, Fox News, Npr, Kazakhstan, Biden, Soviet Union, Sherrod Brown, J Maxx, Moscow State University, Senate Banking Committee, Cornell Law School, Ann Althouse, Saule Omarova, Omarova

Biden to Nominate Big-Bank Critic Omarova to Head OCC -White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden plans to nominate Cornell University law professor Saule Omarova, who has criticized...
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Biden reportedly is set to nominate a law professor critical of crypto and big banks to run the OCC

The White House. Ken Cedeno/Reuters President Joe Biden is set to nominate Cornell University law professor Saule Omarova to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, according to a Bloomberg report. The banking law professor has been a critic of cryptocurrencies and envisions a larger role for the government in overseeing banks. Omarova needs Senate confirmation to serve a five-year term. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden is preparing to nomin...
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Biden to Tap Big-Bank Critic Omarova to Head OCC - Bloomberg News

(Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden plans to nominate Saule Omarova, a law professor who has criticized cryptocurrencies and advocated for the...
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America's crumbling infrastructure has become a global laughingstock. A new government agency could fix it - here's how.

A worker pulls on a floating solar array that feeds into the power supply of a water treatment plant in Colorado. AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post/Getty Images Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures and a frequent cohost of the "Pitchfork Economics" podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. In the latest episode, Hanauer and guest host Jessyn Farrell spoke with Cornell law professor Saule Omarova about economic innovation in the US. Omarova is a proponent of a new, 21st-century ve...
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