Democrats Criticize Fed for Lack of Diversity in Leadership

  • Sanders, Warren call on Yellen to add women, minorities
  • Regional Fed boards overwhelmingly white men, says letter

Senator Elizabeth Warren listens during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Feb. 11, 2016.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The U.S. Federal Reserve came under criticism Thursday from some lawmakers over the lack of diversity in the central bank’s leadership.

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