Former CFPB Director Facing Nemesis in Ohio Gov Race

Los Angeles Times, Oct. 15, 2018–Jim Puzzanghera
For five years, Richard Cordray headed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federal agency created after the 2008 financial crisis to protect Americans in the marketplace for credit cards, mortgages, student loans and other products. Now, in a closely fought and increasingly nasty Ohio gubernatorial race, his experience as the bureau’s first director forms the foundation of his campaign.