Multiple sources are confirming that Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will be appointed to the Senate Banking Committee, according to reports published Tuesday.
The former Harvard professor helped create President Barack Obama’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which she was set to lead before Senate Republicans blocked her confirmation.
While the appointment is not official until Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announces it and fellow Democrats agree, two Senate aides told The Boston Globe that she’s virtually a lock for a seat on the panel that regulates the nation’s financial institutions. Bloomberg News and The Huffington Post reported the same earlier in the day without stating their sources.
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