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Federal Reserve Official Donates to Clinton Campaign

According to Federal Election Commission filings, Lael Brainard, a member of the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, contributed $750 to Hillary Clinton’s campaign earlier this cycle. Bloomberg Politics reports: While Fed officials sometimes identify with either major political party, donations to a presidential candidate

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Cruz Questions Yellen on Fed Policy

Ralph, you noted this first, but this New York Sun editorial is worth a closer look. In a glowing column Friday, the Sun praised Ted Cruz for his astute questioning of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in last week’s Joint Economic Committee

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Game Changer: House Confronts Fed Chair Janet Yellen

On Thursday, Nov. 19, the Paul Ryan House took its most impressive step yet in advancing Speaker Ryan’s (R-Wis.) promised transformation of our political culture.  Ryan, in accepting the gavel, declared, “Here’s the problem. They’re working hard. They’re paying a lot. They

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Fed Reform Battle Heats Up in Congress

A new bill seeking to increase oversight on the Federal Reserve and force it to endorse a rule will likely come up in the House this week, kicking the debate over U.S. monetary policy into high gear: The bill, called the Fed