Janet Yellen, President Obama's nominee to become the next chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, is sworn in Thursday on Capitol Hill for her confirmation hearing.
November 14, 2013 Janet Yellen cleared a key hurdle in her path to become the next chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, after a Senate Banking Committee hearing went smoothly Thursday. The most difficult questions centered on the Fed's stimulus efforts.
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