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President Obama Nominates Janet Yellen As First-Ever Woman To Run The Federal Reserve

President Obama announced today he has nominated Janet Yellen as chairman of the Federal Reserve. She currently serves as vice chair of the Fed and is a professor at University of California, Berkeley. If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen would be the first woman to run the Fed. [Politico]
On Yellen and the…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 9, 2013

Obama To Name Janet Yellen As Chairman Of The Federal Reserve: Sources

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen will almost certainly be nominated by President Obama to lead the Fed, according to sources of the Washington Post. [Washington Post]
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has thumbed her nose at the Pentagon’s instructions and has blocked military benefits for same-sex couples from being processed in the state.

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 18, 2013