Obama to Nominate Yellen as Bernanke Successor (October 8, 2013)
Jim Kuhnhenn and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
October 08, 2013
Yellen drew outspoken support from Senate Democrats, a third of whom signed a letter this summer urging Obama to choose her. Last month, more than 350 economists signed a letter to Obama urging him to nominate Yellen.