Mary Jo White

12:40pm

Thu January 24, 2013
The Two-Way

Can An Ex-Prosecutor Make The SEC Tougher On Wall Street?

Originally published on Fri January 25, 2013 6:38 am

Mary Jo White, then U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, speaks during a May 2001 press conference following guilty verdicts in the trial of four followers of Osama bin Laden that bombed two U.S. embassies in East Africa in 1998. President Obama intends to nominate White to head the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Doug Kanter AFP/Getty Images

President Obama's choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission has prosecuted terrorists and mobsters. If she's confirmed, Mary Jo White's next challenge will be tackling reckless behavior on Wall Street.

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7:23am

Thu January 24, 2013
The Two-Way

Obama Chooses Former U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White To Head SEC

Originally published on Thu January 24, 2013 8:43 am

Mary Jo White, who President Obama wants to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Brendan McDermid Reuters /Landov

Mary Jo White, a former U.S. attorney in New York who prosecuted terrorists responsible for the bombings of the World Trade Center and U.S. embassies in Africa, will be nominated by President Obama to head the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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