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With Summers Out, Who WIll Be Tapped to Succeed Bernanke?


Citing likely tough confirmation proceedings, former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers withdrew his name to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve. Jeffrey Brown gets analysis from David Wessel of The Wall Street Journal about who President Obama might nominate and the politics around Summers' surprise announcement.

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State of the Union 2016

PBS NEWSHOUR offers live coverage of President Obama's speech and the Republican response.


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PBS NewsHour Weekend

Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.


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