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Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary

1 month ago   |   By KCCI

Janet Yellen has been confirmed as President Joe Biden's treasury secretary in an overwhelming Senate vote. She is the first woman to hold the job in the 232-year history of the department.
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Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary

Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Senate on Monday approved President Joe Biden's nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation's 78th treasury secretary, making her the first woman to hold the job in the department's 232-year history.
Yellen, a former chair of the Federal Reserve, was approved by the Senate on a 84-15 vote, becoming the third member of Biden's Cabinet to win confirmation.
She is expected to play a key role in gaining congressional approval of Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, which is running into stiff opposition from Republicans who believe the price tag is too...
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Senate confirms Janet Yellen as first woman to be treasury secretary

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Janet Yellen was approved by the Senate on a 84-15 vote, becoming the third member of Biden's Cabinet to win confirmation.
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McConnell says he'd ‘absolutely' back Trump as 2024 GOP nominee, as poll...

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