WASHINGTON, Oct 9- Janet Yellen appears set to win U.S. Senate confirmation as the first female Federal Reserve chair given unified support from Democrats, who will only need to pick up a few Republican votes to secure her confirmation.
"A three percent minimum supplementary leverage ratio would not have appreciably mitigated the growth in leverage... in the years preceding the recent crisis," said Martin Gruenberg, who heads the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp, a regulator that guarantees U.S. bank deposits.
Tim Pawlenty, Financial Services Roundtable president & CEO, discusses why he left Romney's presidential campaign to begin a new gig with a major lobbying group.
Can Rick Santorum continue to gain momentum in Tuesday's primaries in Alabama and Mississippi? Discussing why he thinks Mitt Romney will win the Republican nomination, with Tim Pawlenty, fmr. Governor, (R-MN).
Debating who won the GOP debate on Thursday night, with Keith Boykin, CNBC Contributor; James Pethokoukis, CNBC Contributor, and Mark Simone, WABC Radio talk show host.
Presidential campaigns are marathons, but time is running short for former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty. Once viewed as the principal rival to GOP front-runner Mitt Romney, Pawlenty has struggled with lackluster donations, weak poll ratings, a sub-par debate performance and new home-grown competition from Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann.
CNBC's John Harwood has the inside details on the former Minnesota governor's race for the White House, with Phil Handy, Pawlenty business supporter.
CNBC explores the path to victory to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, with CNBC's John Harwood's in-depth look at former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty.
Tim Pawlenty, (R) presidential candidate and former governor of Minnesota, discusses the debt debacle in Washington.
The former G.E. Chairman explains who he thinks will top the Republican presidential ticket and what he thinks the country needs from its leader.
The problems facing US healthcare have not yet been fully resolved, according to the chief executive of AstraZeneca.
Tim Pawlenty, (R) presidential candidate and former governor of Minnesota, shares his economic message. "President Obama doesn't even have a growth plan," he tells CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
Republican presidential contender Tim Pawlenty said he can unite the party and defeat President Obama in 2012.
With VP nominations imminent as the Presidential race heats up, how are the Intrade Political Futures markets (www.intrade.com) reacting to the candidates' short list?