The Plum Line: The Fed


Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Janet Yellen should worry GOP policy elites. A lot.

Republicans maintain their dangerous obsession with deflation.

By Ryan Cooper  |  12:50 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Fed

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 10/10/2013

How Janet Yellen might help Dems in 2014

The economy might matter far more in next year's elections than any of today's hostage crises -- and the Fed may be the only game in town.

By Ryan Cooper  |  05:23 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Fed

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 08/30/2013

The Fed Chair circus is (mostly) great

Why we're now fighting in public over a key nomination.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:16 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fed chairman, Federal reserve, Larry Summers

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Larry Summers will face opposition from some Democrats

It's hard to see how Summers gets picked as Fed chair without some noise and public opposition from members of the president's own party.

By Greg Sargent  |  04:53 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Fed

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Senate Dems push White House to appoint Janet Yellen (and not Larry Summers) to the Fed

The liberal wing of the Democratic Party makes its preference clear.

By Greg Sargent  |  12:17 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Fed