Lawmakers vote today on who will be the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection...

|By:, SA News Editor

Lawmakers vote today on who will be the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but don't expect an answer anytime soon. Republicans say they have the votes to block Dems' choice of former Ohio AG Richard Cordray. The problem, says the GOP, isn't Cordray himself but how the bureau is designed, and gridlock is likely until changes are made.