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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)

Yellen Sworn In As First Female Fed Chair During Brief Ceremony

Janet Yellen has been sworn in to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history.

02/03/2014

Booker, the 44-year-old Democratic former mayor of Newark, N.J., came into Congress as a rare freshman senator with celebrity status. He has been dubbed a rock star mayor by Oprah Winfrey, been called a hero for pulling a neighbor out of her burning home in 2012 and hobnobbed with Matt Damon. credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cory Booker Sworn in as Newest US Senator

Former Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker is starting his new job in an unusual position — a freshman Democratic senator with celebrity status.

10/31/2013

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