Fed Front-Runner Yellen Viewed As An IndependentJanet Yellen is now the clear front-runner to be nominated as chair of the powerful Federal Reserve and her status as President Barack Obama's second choice, while awkward, could ultimately serve as an asset during confirmation and in the central bank's top job.
Bette Midler Tweets Larry Summers Turned 'Bankers Into Pimps'Bette Midler wouldn't normally be expected to trumpet her opinion on who should be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Obama To Dems: 'You're On The Right Side Of History' On Health Care, ImmigrationPresident Barack Obama sought Wednesday to reassure Democrats nervous about the impact of his health care law and the prospects for immigration legislation, telling them "You're on the right side of history."
Obama: Don't Believe Everything You Read In The Huffington PostPresident Barack Obama is not a fan of The Huffington Post.
Obama: Next Fed Head Should Promote Policy For Average AmericansPresident Barack Obama says his next Fed chairman should take ordinary people into account when setting monetary policy.