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  • January 6, 2011  

    In other news Thursday, William Daley, part of a Chicago political dynasty, was named White House chief of staff. Also, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who commanded a militia combating U.S. and Iraqi troops, returned to Iraq from four years of exile. His political movement is now part of Iraq’s new government. Continue reading

  • September 17, 2010  

    President Obama named Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren to head a new consumer financial protection agency, but the nomination does not require Senate confirmation — a move that irked some. Judy Woodruff speaks with banking consultant Bert Ely and UCLA law professor Lynn Stout on what is expected for banks and consumers. Continue reading