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AFL-CIO breaks silence, declares for Janet Yellen as Fed chair

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Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets,Federal Reserve,Ben Bernanke,AFL-CIO,Janet Yellen,Larry Summers
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Thursday sided with Janet Yellen over Larry Summers as labor's choice for the next Federal Reserve chair, claiming she is more focused on adding jobs than the inflation-obsessed Summers. "History would indicate that she is for a much more balanced approach ... than Larry," said Trumka, weighing in on the heated race to replace outgoing Fed Chairman Ben...