Both Greenspan and Bernanke have been flawed as Fed chairmen.
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan and Larry Summers, director of the National Economic Council, bear much of the responsibility for the conditions that lead to the financial crisis.
Harry Reid may be the powerful Senate majority leader, but back home in Nevada, most voters don't think much of him. On Friday, President Obama travels to Nevada to campaign for Reid.
He could, but probably wouldn't (although he attended White House party crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi's wedding). But he might help you say 'I do' if you're a close personal friend or served as one of his law clerks.
Activist and academic Raj Patel offers a stinging indictment of capitalism.
As US unemployment has climbed, so, too, has the number of workers who are 'underemployed,' or working in positions that do not fully utilize their education or skill sets.
Ben Bernanke faces a tougher path to winning a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve after a Senate committee's 16-to-7 approval vote.