Congressional Republicans have frequently attacked Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren and the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) she's setting up, which officially launches on July 21.
The takeaway from this afternoon's hearing on TARP, Financial Services and Bailouts? Republicans don't like the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and they really don't like its leader, Elizabeth Warren.
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