Larry Summers

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the last several decades have seen the most sustained rise in income inequality in a century. n(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Fed Front-Runner Yellen Viewed As An Independent

Janet 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.

09/18/2013

Bette Midler attends the "I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers" Broadway opening night on April 24, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

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.

08/22/2013

President Barack Obama walks to a meeting with Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill, on July 31, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama To Dems: ‘You’re On The Right Side Of History’ On Health Care, Immigration

President 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.”

07/31/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama shaking hands with Larry Summers.

Obama: Don’t Believe Everything You Read In The Huffington Post

President Barack Obama is not a fan of The Huffington Post.

07/31/2013

President Barack Obama says his next Fed chairman should take ordinary people into account when setting monetary policy. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama: Next Fed Head Should Promote Policy For Average Americans

President Barack Obama says his next Fed chairman should take ordinary people into account when setting monetary policy.

07/27/2013

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