Nomination

US Federal Reserve

December 23, 2013
Gerald Epstein: Former Bank of Israel Chief Stanley Fischer will likely become the Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve, but his record shows consistent catering to Wall Street rather than bringing the country to full employment

Would Janet Yellin as Fed Chair Mark a Shift in Economic Policy?

October 9, 2013

Bill Black: Yellin’s confirmation marks a victory for progressive democrats?

The Hagel Hearings

February 2, 2013

Defense Secretary nominee Hagel squares off against McCain and Lindsay Graham

Obama: Rhetoric or New Direction?

January 24, 2013
Stephen Zunes tracks the history of John Kerry from Vietnam War critic to Iraq war hawk

11 Years of Guantanamo; Brennan CIA Nomination Consolidates Drone Assassination Strategy

January 11, 2013

Michael Ratner: From Guantanamo to Brennan at CIA, Obama carries on the policies of George Bush

Does Floating Hagel Balloon Show Obama's Posture Towards Iran?

January 9, 2013
Ray McGovern: Hagel may help restrain forces that want war against Iran; Brennan will help Obama more directly control CIA