It’s official: Senate approves Kathy Kraninger to serve as next CFPB director

Long the target of Republican ire, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will soon be run by the Republican president’s handpicked choice. In what amounted to an anticlimactic vote in a nearly empty Senate chamber, the Senate, voting along party lines, voted Thursday to approve Kathy Kraninger as the next director of the CFPB. Click the headline for the full story.