Obama's new consumer protection agency This week, President Barack Obama used his executive authority to enable Richard Cordray, the former Attorney General of Ohio, to begin his work as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. MPR discusses the controversial appointment of Cordray and look ahead to what we can expect from the CFPB.9:06 a.m.
Kelli B. Grant: Senior consumer reporter, SmartMoney.com.
David Lazarus: business columnist with the Los Angeles Times.
Political advertising strategy in New Hampshire A high number of debates and a savvy use of social media decreased the number of ads typically seen in an election year. Nonetheless, ad spending is predicted to reach $4 billion. What messages do candidates want voters to take with them asthey enter the voting booth tonight in New Hampshire? Have messages changed or been refined since Iowa?9:45 a.m.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson: Kathleen Hall Jamieson is the Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication and Walter and Leonore Annenberg Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
Obama's job summit and branding advice for jobseekers President Barack Obama will host a summit Wednesday featuring U.S. companies that are resisting off-shoring jobs. What can the administration do to address off-shoring and increase U.S. employment? And although unemployment numbers are down and the economy seems to be slowly improving, the job search continues for many. Job strategist Tim Tyrell-Smith says job seeking is all about establishing your brand.10:06 a.m.
Ron Hira: associate professor of Public Policy at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Tim Tyrell-Smith: Job and career strategist and author of the new book "Headstrong."