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Cornell University Professor Saule Omarova testifying on fintech at a hearing organized by the Senate Banking committee on Sept. 18, 2018. Today, Omarova is President Biden's nominee to head the agency that oversees the majority of the assets held by the country's banks, and she will appear in front of the same Senate committee for her confirmation hearing on Thursday. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hide caption

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A look into the ugly and incredibly personal fight over Biden's pick to oversee banks

An ugly battle is being waged over Saule Omarova, President Biden's nominee to oversee most of the money held by banks. Her confirmation hearing is on Thursday.

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Cornell University Professor Saule Omarova testifying on fintech at a hearing organized by the Senate Banking committee on Sept. 18, 2018. Today, Omarova is President Biden's nominee to head the agency that oversees the majority of the assets held by the country's banks, and she will appear in front of the same Senate committee for her confirmation hearing on Thursday. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hide caption

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A look into the ugly and incredibly personal fight over Biden's pick to oversee banks

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