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Larry Summers Fed Chairman

Summers' Exit Could Open The Door For Chief Rival

AP | JULIE PACE and MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Lawrence Summers, who was considered the leading candidate to succeed Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman, has withdrawn from ...

Summers Withdraws Name From Fed Chair Consideration

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers has removed his name from consideration for Federal Reserve chair, The Wall Street Journal reported on Su...

GOP Senator Has 'Some Reservations' About Summers

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

By Rachelle Younglai WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Republican Senator Johnny Isakson on Tuesday expressed concerns about the potenti...

Obama May Need Republican Help If He Picks Summers For Fed

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics

* Democrats on banking committee could pose hurdle * Yellen would likely face easier path to confirmation * Republicans ...

Mark Gongloff

Larry Summers Defended Enron | Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

Here's something else to add to the long list of reasons Larry Summers would make a terrible Federal Reserve chairman: He reportedly told California t...

Mark Gongloff

Larry Summers Is Also Lousy At Crisis Management | Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.02.2013 | Business

In answer to the question, "Why on earth should Larry Summers be chairman of the Federal Reserve?" his supporters usually allege that he is great in a crisis. Whether you believe that depends on your definition of "great." In fact, there is plenty of evidence that Larry Summers is actually kind of terrible in a crisis.

Campaign Against Summers Gains Momentum

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

* Liberal Democrats push back, wary of Wall Street ties * Group of Senate Democrats throws support to Yellen ...

Mark Gongloff

The Many Reasons Larry Summers Would Be A Terrible Fed Chair | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.24.2013 | Business

It's official: Pretty much everybody thinks Larry Summers would make a terrible Federal Reserve chairman. Everybody, that is, except for the one gu...

Ryan Grim

Will Larry Summers Be Named Fed Chairman? | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is leaning towards former White House Economic Adviser Larry Summers as his choice to replace Ben Bernanke as cha...