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Thu Jan 24, 2013, 12:00 PM

Obama Picks Mary Jo White To Lead SEC

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Source: Associated Press

By By JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent 21 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama will nominate Mary Jo White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, tapping an attorney with broad experience in prosecuting white-collar crimes to lead an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.

White House press secretary Jay Carney said Obama would announce White's nomination during a ceremony in the State Dining Room Thursday afternoon.

"She's got an incredibly impressive resume," Carney said. "The president is very pleased to be able to nominate her."

At the same event, Obama will renominate Richard Cordray to serve as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a White House official said. The president used a recess appointment last year to circumvent Congress and install Cordray as head of the bureau. That appointment expires at the end of this year.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 12:01 PM

1. She's an ass-kicker, which is what that place needs. nt

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Thu Jan 24, 2013, 12:14 PM

2. duplicate

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