PBS NewsHour

Janet Yellen nominated to succeed Bernanke as Fed chair

Clip: 10/09/2013 | 10m 38s

Following a politically charged search, President Obama named Janet Yellen as his nominee to be the next -- and first female -- chair of the Federal Reserve. Judy Woodruff gets reactions from Christina Romer of the University of California, Berkeley, and former Congressional Budget Office director Douglas Holtz-Eakin.

Aired: 10/09/13

Rating: NR

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