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Barney Frank Blasts GOP 'Arsonists' For Blocking Obama Nominees

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) sharply criticized Senate Republicans Friday for blocking President Barack Obama's nominees to head government agencies. ...

Nobel Prize Winner Withdraws Fed Bid After Republican Opposition

Posted 08.06.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Mark Felsenthal and Kristina Cooke) - Nobel Prize winner Peter Diamond said on Sunday he planned to withdraw as a nominee for...

When a Nobel Prize Isn’t Enough For The Fed

nytimes.com | PETER A. DIAMOND | Posted 08.05.2011 | Business

LAST October, I won the Nobel Prize in economics for my work on unemployment and the labor market. But I am unqualified to serve on the board of the F...

Ex-Obama Adviser: Action Needed To Avoid 'Permanently' Damaging Job Market

The New York Times | CHRISTINA D. ROMER | Posted 06.11.2011 | Business

IT takes a while to match people with jobs, so even in normal times the unemployment rate is never zero. Before the recent recession, in the view of m...

Key Fed Board Member Stepping Down

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve board member Kevin Warsh, who helped engineer the central bank's strategy during the financial crisis, will step do...

Obama Renominates MIT Economist Peter Diamond For Fed Board

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday renominated economist and Nobel laureate Peter Diamond to the Federal Reserve Board, stick...

Obama To Renominate Nobel-Prize Winning Economist To Fed

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will resubmit the failed nomination of a Nobel Prize-winning economist to the Federal Reserve, even though h...

Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Sees Fed Nomination Fizzle

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON: The nomination of Nobel prize-winning economist Peter Diamond to the Federal Reserve's Board was scuttled on Wednesday when the Senate fa...

Trio Awarded Nobel Economics Prize 2010 For Theories

wsj.com | CHARLES DUXBURY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM--Americans Peter Diamond and Dale Mortensen and British-Cypriot Christopher Pissarides won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics on Monday "for ...

Federal Reserve Board Gets Two New Members

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Two new members have been installed on the Federal Reserve, which has enormous power over Americans' pocketbooks. Janet Yellen bec...

Nobel Prize May Not Be Enough For Obama's Fed Pick

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — You'd think that having a Nobel Prize under your belt would be a clincher for getting a promotion or a job change. But it may not help ...

Recess Appoint Peter Diamond: Senate Pro Forma Sessions Do Not Limit Obama's Recess Appointment Authority

Victor Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Victor Williams

The pattern of confirmation conflict that has escalated for twenty years has reached a level of unprecedented Senate obstruction. A new level of assertive executive response is required.

Nobel Prize Obstructionism

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It is downright ludicrous to say that a Nobel Prize-winning economist is somehow not qualified to get a job running economic policy for the government. Until Sen. Richard Shelby realizes this, Obama and the White House should point it out.

Sam Stein

White House Calls Out 'Partisan Minority' For Blocking Nobel Prize Winner Diamond's Fed Nomination

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The awarding of the Nobel Prize in economics on Monday to Peter Diamond, among others, for his work in studying unemployment policy has placed an unco...

2 Americans Win Nobel Prize In Economics

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA, LOUISE NORDSTROM and KARL RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Peter Diamond's research on unemployment is good enough to earn him the Nobel Prize in economics – but not to get him on the ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama's Reported Picks For Federal Reserve Praised By Economists

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Economists are cheering the Obama administration's rumored picks for the Federal Reserve, noting that the two economists and the bank regulator report...