The U.S. Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen as the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve on Monday, marking the first time that a woman has led the country’s central bank in its 100-year history. Yellen will serve as the next chair of the Federal Reserve, after Ben Bernanke’s second term ends in January.
Breaking tweets for Yellen’s News:
Majority of U.S. Senate backs Janet Yellen to lead the Federal Reserve http://t.co/JhwXfgnMOR
— Reuters Politics (@ReutersPolitics) January 6, 2014
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) January 6, 2014
US Senate confirms Janet Yellen as new head of the Federal Reserve – the first woman to hold the post
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) January 6, 2014
— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) January 6, 2014
RT @CNBC: BREAKING: Janet Yellen receives enough votes in Senate to be confirmed as Fed Chair.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) January 6, 2014