Lawmakers may want to reconsider blocking Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray's nomination in light of how other blocked nominees' careers ultimately turned out. For example, President Barack Obama considered Elizabeth Warren as the CFPB's first director but decided against it; later Warren became more powerful when she was elected as a Massachusetts senator, Jill Lawrence writes. If Cordray's nomination is denied, he could challenge Ohio Gov. John Kasich or succeed U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, she writes.
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