In it, but not of it. TPM DC

Obama Pushes For Consumer Protection Agency, Tells Dodd It's 'Non-Negotiable'

Us-news-obama-2-ak
Newscom / MIKE CARDEW

This fits in with a more aggressive strategy that many Democrats want to see from the White House. Senior adviser David Axelrod suggested this morning that the administration plans to move in that direction.

"We need to move forward aggressively, continuing on job creation, and on financial regulatory reform," he said. He also urged Congress to pass a health care bill despite last night's election results in Massachusetts.