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President prepares for major economic appointment

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As President Obama weighs his choices for a new chairman of the Federal Reserve, progressives in Congress have been publicly urging Obama to pick the Fed's current Vice-Chair Janet Yellen. The other top contender is Obama's former top economic adviser Larry Summers. Slate’s Matt Yglesias joins the table.Aug.03.2013

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