Janet Yellen speaks at a White House news conference December 20 where she was named by President-Clinton to be the new head of the White House Council of Economic Advisors, a position which requires ... more 
Janet Yellen speaks at a White House news conference December 20 where she was named by President-Clinton to be the new head of the White House Council of Economic Advisors, a position which requires Senate confirmation. Yellen, a former academic, is currently a member of the Federal Reserve Board. (Gary Hershorn / Reuters) less 
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Wed, Oct 9, 2013 7:00 AM EDT