Senate Panel Sets Thursday Vote On Yellen For Fed Chair

Law360, New York (November 18, 2013, 6:13 PM EST) -- The Senate Banking Committee is set to vote Thursday on Janet Yellen's nomination to be the next Federal Reserve chair.

The vote on Yellen, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. central bank, is set for 10 a.m. at a committee executive session, according to an announcement from Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson, D-S.D.

Yellen is expected to easily gain the votes of the majority of Democrats who sit on the panel, which would move her one step closer to taking over as Fed chair...
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