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By KEN SWEET<
AP Business Writer<
NEW YORK (AP) - In a party-line vote, the Senate approved President Donald Trump's nominee to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday, ending a six-month, highly partisan battle over the fate of the powerful consumer watchdog agency.
The vote was 50-49 in favor of approving Kathy Kraninger, who worked as a mid-level official in the White House's budget ...