April 28th, 2010
08:12 PM ET
5 years ago

Obama to nominate 3 new Fed governors

New York (CNNMoney.com) - President Obama plans to nominate three new governors to the Federal Reserve on Thursday, according to sources familiar with the matter.

San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Janet Yellen is expected to be nominated as vice chairman of the central bank. And the two vacancies on the seven-member board would be filled by Sarah Raskin, the Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation, and Peter Diamond, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said last month that the three were under consideration for the board positions.

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  1. art in kingwood

    They are just part of the Progressive pack of mad dogs. Mr. Obama, The Racist In Chief, just can't resist raping America whenever he gets a chance. And CNN is assisting him.

    April 28, 2010 08:24 pm at 8:24 pm |
  2. art in kingwood

    By watching CNN this evening it is evident that you have allied yourself with the radicals who are demeaning the state of Arizona. The hysteria with which your Progressive news readers are conducting themselves in their attacks on Arizona will be remembered in November. When the Progressive party is driven out of Washington in January of next year, we turn on CNN next. You can't work with Mr. Obama to rape the American people and not expect anger from the American people.

    April 28, 2010 08:31 pm at 8:31 pm |
  3. KateHikes

    Yellin, Raskin and Diamond? Gee, I wonder what ethnicity they all belong to. Could it be the same scheming group of Christ-killers that runs the Federal Reserve and international banking? Where the money goes, the jew always follows.

    April 28, 2010 09:02 pm at 9:02 pm |
  4. Hammerer

    Obama not feels it necessary to call riot police to stop senior citizens protesting his policies. What is next? SEIU storm troopers roughing up protesteds? When will the SS be formed?

    April 28, 2010 09:19 pm at 9:19 pm |
  5. Patty Patriot

    obama calls swat team out on Tea Party people today most of which were over 50. Way to go mr. prez – trying to show muscle and scare people? You are such a fake!

    April 28, 2010 09:24 pm at 9:24 pm |
  6. Barry Soetoro

    I bet all of these three must have records that aren't sealed, hidden or kept away from the American public.

    April 28, 2010 09:45 pm at 9:45 pm |
  7. Fed Up

    I'm sure they will all be big donors to the democratic party. Pay backs. Here's an idea. Let's reform the government. Vote 'em in. Vote'em out.

    April 28, 2010 11:26 pm at 11:26 pm |
  8. J.V.Hodgson

    Eminently suitable reasonable and proper choices and also professionally capable choices.
    The party of no however is sure to want to delay this somehow, along with many others already delayed unreasonably.
    Regards,
    Hodgson.

    April 29, 2010 12:02 am at 12:02 am |
  9. Anonymous

    Give them support mr obama do not let the repubs tear them up

    April 29, 2010 02:12 am at 2:12 am |
  10. Pkm

    Mr obama make sure they are strong so they do not back down from the gop crap that will come from the gop

    April 29, 2010 08:18 am at 8:18 am |