Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is in a unique position to help resolve issues facing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as lawmakers fight over its authority, structure and funding, experts say. Neither consumer groups nor supportive lawmakers can criticize Warren for trying to change an agency she helped create, they say. "If she wants to get behind some kind of compromise ... I don't know where the opposition comes from at that point," said Brian Gardner, a KBW policy analyst.

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