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Bernanke Nomination

McCain To Oppose Bernanke Reconfirmation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE -- January 25, 1:30 PM ET: Sen. John McCain has made his opposition to Ben Bernanke's reconfirmation official. Here's the statement from his of...

Jeff Merkley Is First Democrat To Say He'll Vote Against Bernanke Confirmation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Jeff Merkley became the first Democratic senator to say he'll vote against nominating Ben Bernanke for a second term, saying that the Federal Res...

Sam Stein

Sanders Rips Bernanke Nomination: "He Was Asleep At The Wheel" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The decision by President Barack Obama to nominate Ben Bernanke for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve has been greeted with a type of h...