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Pro-business Supreme Court shouldn't defang Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Posted on AllSides March 4th, 2020
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The Supreme Court hears a case Tuesday about whether the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's structure as an independent agency with a single director is unconstitutional. That may seem like a narrow and technical issue, but it raises the fundamental question before us in the 2020 election: can we make our government work for the people?

In 2007, I came up with the idea for the CFPB — a new federal agency dedicated to protecting families from predatory financial products and holding financial firms accountable for cheating consumers. I had spent...

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