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Who Will Replace Larry Summers? The Possible Candidates To Head White House Economic Team (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As pundits produce unofficial lists of candidates to replace top White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers -- who will leave the White House to re...

After Summers, Which Path Will the President Take?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Now that Larry Summers is leaving, the president has a decision to make that will send a signal about the next two years of economic policy. That signal can restore consumer confidence and reinvigorate the electorate, or it can lead to even more discouragement and despair. This week unnamed administration officials floated the idea of naming a corporate executive to the position. That's a trial balloon that should be punctured immediately.