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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Obama Creates 1-800 Hotline To Advise Whether Mortgages Give ‘Fair Deal’

(Fox News) - During President Obama's speech announcing his recess appointment of Richard Cordray to the position of Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), he announced that Cordray's agency would be setting up a '1-800' hotline that one could call to ensure they were getting a 'fair deal' on a mortgage.


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