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Melissa Bean To Head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

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That's a good possibility as reported by Jane Hamsher of FireDogLake.com According to Hamsher "Buzz on Friday had Rep. Melissa Bean (D-Ill.) possibly getting tapped as the first Consumer Financial Protection Bureau head depending on the outcome of her too-close-to-call reelection race, in which Republican Joe Walsh maintained a slight lead as of Sunday afternoon. But a possible Bean nomination is not sitting well with reformers on the left who say the moderate Illinois congresswoman is far too close to the banking industry. Said one administration official: “It’s not clear she would be acceptable to the reformers" Read the entire FireDogLake story HERE Melissa Bean heading to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? Maybe Melissa Bean won't be crying in her beer if v