Honorable Ben S. Bernanke: The Vote Pro or Con for his nomination as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is 9:30 AM
NOTE: there are also votes Pro or Con for Mr. Eric L. Hirschhorn, Ms. Marisa Lago and Mr. Steven L. Jacques...see further information below.
Executive Session to Vote on Nominees
Thursday, December 17, 2009
538 Dirksen Senate Office Building, room 538
The Committee will meet in EXECUTIVE SESSION to VOTE on the nominations of The Honorable Ben S. Bernanke, of New Jersey, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Mr. Eric L. Hirschhorn, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration; Ms. Marisa Lago, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury; and Mr. Steven L. Jacques, of Kansas, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
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Politico dot com See News - this is the latest web reported on Bernanke at 6 am December 17 EST)
Delong's Analysis (around 12 hours ago at 6 am December 17 EST) here
Be sure also to see the Bernanke Times Magazine's "Person of the Year" on this oneheart blog in post just below Openings in Rule of Law
Video and information about Hearing available at banking dot senate dot gov
URL for Executive Session to Vote Today, December 17, 2009here