Senate panel clears CFTC nominees including new chairman

Three nominees for CFTC commissioner, including Timothy Massad for chairman, were approved by the Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday. They require Senate confirmation. Saxby Chambliss of Georgia was the only committee member to oppose any of the nominees, voting against Sharon Bowen, said the New York Times. Sen David Vitter placed a hold on Bowen’s nomination,… » Read More

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