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Janet Yellen Nomination

My Meeting With Janet Yellen

Cherno Jobatey | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Cherno Jobatey

Janet Yellen is a professional politician in every sense. She is definitely not your old university kind of economist who can speak only in numbers and statistics.

Laura Bassett

How Women Spiked Larry Summers And Made Janet Yellen The Most Powerful Person In The World | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The writing was on the wall for Larry Summers. It was more than a year before he withdrew his name from consideration for chairmanship of the Federal ...

Yellen Advances

Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has cleared the way for Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as head of the Federal Reserve. Senators voted 59-34 Fr...

Yellen Nomination Advances

Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has advanced Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal Reserve, s...

Obama Nominates Yellen As Fed Chair

Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama announced Wednesday his decision to nominate Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve. "The next chair will help guide ...

Yellen for Fed Chair

Jared Bernstein | Posted 12.09.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

I've found her analysis of the problems in the recent and current economy uniquely clear and persuasive. It's not over 'til it's over, and it hasn't started yet, but I suspect she'll be approved by the Senate.