November 14th, 2013
08:30 AM ET
11 months ago

Senators to grill Janet Yellen

New York (CNNMoney) - Let the grilling begin: Janet Yellen heads to Capitol Hill this morning to face the Senate Banking Committee in her confirmation hearing to serve as the next head of the Federal Reserve.

In opening statements released ahead of the hearing, Senator Tim Johnson, chairman of the committee, said he is "excited" to cast his vote in her favor.

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soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. Data Driven

    Congress is operating on a 9% approval rating.

    Maybe it's time someone grilled them.

    November 14, 2013 10:10 am at 10:10 am |
  2. Rudy NYC

    "Maybe it's time someone grilled them."
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    I think jerk seasoning would be best.

    November 14, 2013 10:16 am at 10:16 am |
  3. cumulus

    Get ready for another blatant abuse of power by the Republicans, can we get rid of these fools please.

    November 14, 2013 10:40 am at 10:40 am |
  4. w l jones

    Just wondering what those congressman would be saying if vetting her for the president instead head of feberal reserve.

    November 14, 2013 10:43 am at 10:43 am |