WASHINGTON — Before leaving for recess Thursday, the Senate confirmed Martin Gruenberg, Thomas Hoenig and Jeremiah Norton to seats on the board of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. while also approving Thomas Curry as comptroller of the currency.

But in an unusual move, the Senate did not confirm Gruenberg as chairman of the FDIC, or Hoenig as the agency's vice chair. Instead, the chamber left Gruenberg as the agency's vice chairman, allowing him to continue to lead the agency in an acting capacity.

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