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It is being reported that Rand Paul, a senator from Kentucky, is threatening to put a hold on the nomination of Janet Yellen as the next Federal Reserve chair. Paul wants a vote on his fed transparency bill that would include a provision to audit the Fed. In order for Paul to be successful in putting a hold on Yellen’s nomination, he would need 40 other senators to join him.

North Miami mayor on trial for mortgage fraud MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Governor Rick Scott has suspended North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau after she surrendered to federal authorities as part of a mortgage fraud investigation. Tondreau was.

Sen. Rand Paul is threatening to put a hold on the nomination of Janet Yellen to chair the Federal Reserve , a source close to the Kentucky Republican said on Friday. Paul is insisting on a vote on.

Senator rand paul woke up the Washington political scene on October 25th by leaking that he intends to place a "Senatorial hold" on the upcoming presidential nomination of Janet Yellen to be the.

Rand Paul Might Hold Up Yellen’s Fed Nomination. – Janet Yellen is still expected to be the next chair of the. He’s threatening to do what he can to hold up the nomination unless he gets a.

Senator Vitter (R-LA) asks Janet Yellen about Audit the Fed (S.209) Sen. Rand Paul is threatening to block President Obama’s nomination of Janet Yellen to be the next. votes to join Democrats and break a hold, though such a move by Paul could delay Yellen’s.

Janet Yellen, nominated to be Federal Reserve chairman, testifies before the Senate banking panel on Capitol Hill. The Associated Press Sen. Joe Manchin, D-V.Wa., was the only Democrat to oppose.

 · Paul, a Republican, has told Democratic Senate majority leader harry reid that he will hold up her nomination unless the Senate votes on his audit bill. “The American people have a right to know what this institution is doing with the nation’s money supply,” Paul.

Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul threatened on Friday to put a ‘hold’ on the nomination of Janet Yellen to be chair of the Federal Reserve unless he gets a vote on a bill he has sponsored to put the central bank under more scrutiny. "As part of Senate consideration of the Janet Yellen nomination to be chair of the Federal Reserve, I will request a vote on my bipartisan Federal Reserve.