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Mark Gongloff

Here's Why Wall Street Is Cheering Larry Summers' End

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business

Larry Summers may be a creature of Wall Street, but Wall Street didn't want him. News of Summers' withdrawal from the race to be the next Federal R...

Sam Stein

Everyone Has An Opinion On Larry Summers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says his former top economic adviser and prospective nominee for Federal Reserve Chair Larry Summers has been mis...

The Bungled Coronation of Larry Summers

Robert Kuttner | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

A week ago, a carefully orchestrated series of leaks signaled that President Obama was on the verge of naming Larry Summers to succeed Ben Bernanke as chair of the Federal Reserve. Now, a massive backlash from Senate Democrats makes Summers' appointment something of a long shot.

Zach Carter

Democrats Worry Obama's Fed Nomination May Skip 'Steady' And 'Right' Economist For Larry Summers

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leading Democrats are struggling with the idea that President Barack Obama may actually nominate economist Larry Summers to head the Fed...