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There is a 17 percent chance that Larry Summers will be the next Federal Reserve chairman, once Ben Bernanke steps down. Hey, don’t argue with us about it — that’s what our colleague Neil Irwin says, and he knows math.
Mystified by President Obama’s pick of Caroline Kennedy as ambassador to Japan? But there is precedent for this: Tapes show that Nixon tried to get FDR’s sons to enter the diplomatic corps, reports Emily Heil. “I think this country does not adequately use the celebrity value of first families,” he said.