Harry Reid faces what ought to be an easy choice. In January, the Senate Majority Leader will need to fill two vacant spots on the Senate Banking Committee to replace retiring Democrats. Just by luck, one of the newly elected Democratic senators happens to be a nationally renowned expert on consumer finance, bankruptcy, and the financial industry. So why is naming Massachusetts Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren to the banking committee even an issue?
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