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Sat Sep 14, 2013, 12:04 AM Sep 2013

Four Key Democrats Are Now Opposed To Larry Summers... [View all]


A fourth Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee plans to oppose Larry Summers' potential nomination to chair the Federal Reserve Board, something that could be devastating to his candidacy.

Sen. Jon Tester...

...The Senate Banking Committee must approve Summers' potential nomination before it goes to the Senate for full confirmation, something that looks increasingly unlikely. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), Sherrod Brown (Ohio), and Jeff Merkley (Ore.) are expected to oppose Summers in committee.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/larry-summers-fed-chair-nomination-elizabeth-warren-jon-tester-2013-9#ixzz2epukWVdq

This is good news, right?

C'mon... even if its not... just tell me this is good news.
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It certainly is to me.... n/t hlthe2b Sep 2013 #1
+1 truebluegreen Sep 2013 #27
Thus far... Denver got rain again today; Northern CO tonight... hlthe2b Sep 2013 #28
"I've never seen anything like this." truebluegreen Sep 2013 #29
Thank you... hlthe2b Sep 2013 #30
It's good news Populist_Prole Sep 2013 #2
What is Obama thinking? warrant46 Sep 2013 #12
Pretty much Populist_Prole Sep 2013 #16
excellent news pscot Sep 2013 #3
Well, it's much better than *not* opposing Toonces... MannyGoldstein Sep 2013 #4
Excellent news. n/t CaliforniaPeggy Sep 2013 #5
It's good news to me gopiscrap Sep 2013 #6
At this point Summers will need Republican support to clear committee. pa28 Sep 2013 #7
Cool... Anyone know where Warren is on TPP? whttevrr Sep 2013 #8
Totally, utterly opposed MannyGoldstein Sep 2013 #11
If Warren is against it... whttevrr Sep 2013 #20
"Elizabeth Warren votes against Obama trade nominee" MannyGoldstein Sep 2013 #23
If she runs for president, will we find someone strong enough to take her place in the senate? Indyfan53 Sep 2013 #32
Anyone can do more as President than as a very junior Senator karynnj Sep 2013 #33
Mark Begich from Alaska is also opposed. Blue_In_AK Sep 2013 #9
+1. Thanks for the good news. nt livingwagenow Sep 2013 #34
Absolutely good news... n/t ReRe Sep 2013 #10
K&R Enthusiast Sep 2013 #13
Great news Oilwellian Sep 2013 #14
Obama really needs edhopper Sep 2013 #15
He is so the new Fed dude. Safetykitten Sep 2013 #17
no he's not. the math isn't there. cali Sep 2013 #21
Yeah I don't want him to get any job treestar Sep 2013 #18
Good question... whttevrr Sep 2013 #19
4 key democrats that all got elected by the democratic wing of the democratic party. mopinko Sep 2013 #22
Machin, self styled "independent Dem", might also vote against Summers stuffmatters Sep 2013 #24
good dionysus Sep 2013 #25
I'd rather see Tim Geithner. roamer65 Sep 2013 #26
It's mother freaking good news lark Sep 2013 #31
Uhmmm... nevermind... whttevrr Sep 2013 #35
Looks like Summers' interview with Sen. Warren went poorly. nt SDjack Sep 2013 #36
LOL whttevrr Sep 2013 #37
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