The first woman to be nominated to head the Federal Reserve takes the witness chair on Capitol Hill Thursday morning for her confirmation hearing. Janet Yellen's challenge will be to reassure her Democratic supporters that she's focused on job creation, while convincing at least a few Republicans that she'll keep inflation in check.
Senate Panel To Hear From Fed Chief Nominee Janet Yellen
By John Ydstie • Nov 14, 2013
Originally published on November 14, 2013 4:53 am