Former Obama aide Summers withdraws from Fed chair consideration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawrence Summers, a former top aide to President Barack Obama and Treasury secretary under President Bill Clinton, withdrew on Sunday from consideration to succeed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, after liberal pressure soured his confirmation prospects.

    



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