As Congress Prepares to Vet Judy Shelton, Worries About the Fed’s Future Mount

New York Times, Feb. 12, 2020–Jeanna Smialek
Senators will vet Judy Shelton, a prominent Federal Reserve critic, for one of the central bank’s top jobs on Thursday, a moment that many economists will be watching closely because they see her as a potential threat to the Fed’s prized independence.