U.S. Federal Reserve http://wlrn.org en Obama Nominates Janet Yellen To Head Federal Reserve http://wlrn.org/post/obama-nominates-janet-yellen-head-federal-reserve Saying "American workers and families will have a champion in Janet Yellen," President Obama officially nominated her to chair the Federal Reserve, once Ben Bernanke completes his term in January.<p>Yellen "is the kind of person who makes everybody around her better," Obama said, adding that Yellen is "extremely well qualified" and "renowned for her good judgement."<p>Obama made the announcement at the White House on Wednesday, flanked by Yellen and outgoing Fed chief Ben Bernanke. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 20:24:25 +0000 21895 at http://wlrn.org Obama Nominates Janet Yellen To Head Federal Reserve