Merkley Helps Derail Obama's Choice for Fed Chief

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For a rookie U.S. Senator embarking on his first re-election campaign, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), is doing a great job of getting his name in the paper. His doing so by sticking his thumb in the eye of President Barack Obama and the many powerful interests on Wall Street and elsewhere who wanted to see Larry Summers succeed current Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. The Federal Reserve ...   More
 
Monday, September 16, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Watch the Video: DeFazio to Obama on Larry Summers Leaving


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U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has never been a fan of President Obama's economic team. In fact he's called for all of them to be fired. So DeFazio enjoyed a bit of grave-dancing this week on the House floor after Larry Summers, Obama's chief economic adviser, announced his departure. DeFazio says he only hopes Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is next. We're sure Summers will enjoy his ...   More
 
Friday, September 24, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

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