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Today’s buzz speculates that Obama will name Elizabeth Warren as a special adviser, a czar of sorts, to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Until the Commander in Chief announces for sure what Warren’s role will be in the new agency, this music video about the “new sheriff” in town should entertain you plenty. Check it out!

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Famed comedian and talk show host Stephen Colbert has long acknowledged “The Colbert Bump,” meaning the increased popularity of a person, website or issue after appearing as a guest or discussed on his show, The Colbert Report.

Here’s hoping that’s the case after last night’s show, because Colbert discussed a few issues near and dear to our hearts here at Public Citizen.

First, he discussed the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created with the new Wall Street reform law, and mentioned Elizabeth Warren as liberals’ pick to head the new agency. (Public Citizen thinks she should.) But then — BAM — (more…)

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