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Dr. Elizabeth Warren, then chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, left, speaks to members of the Joint Economic Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP)
Dr. Elizabeth Warren, then chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, left, speaks to members of the Joint Economic Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP)

It was her idea in the first place, and now it looks like she's set to oversee its creation.

The White House is expected to name Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren as a special advisor to President Obama for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Many people want Warren to head the agency, but many want her to have nothing to do with it.

Plus, new unemployment figures show Massachusetts added jobs for the seventh straight month. We talk about the latest economic news with WBUR Business & Technology reporter Curt Nickisch.

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  • Curt Nickisch, reporter, WBUR

This program aired on September 16, 2010.

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