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Clinton joins call for more diversity at Fed, signaling central bank could face major changes

Clinton joins call for more diversity at Fed, signaling central bank could face major changes

The Federal Reserve, under bipartisan fire for its handling of the economy, could face major changes no matter who becomes the next president.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, became the latest candidate to push for reforms as she joined a call by 127 members of Congress for more diversity at the Fed.

Clinton aligned herself with some of the party's top liberals in publicly chastising the nation's central bank for what they said in a Thursday letter to Fed Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen was its "disproportionately white and male" leadership.

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