Put Extra Eyes on the Fed

Calls for the U.S. Government Accountability Office to "audit the Fed" have increased and gotten louder. Here's one way to do it.

Innocent homeowners and taxpayers shouldn't pay the price for others' bad behavior.

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From its actions during the 2008 financial crisis to its policy of quantitative easing, there has been a considerable amount of controversy regarding the Federal Reserve system in recent years. Now that Republicans have taken control of the U.S. Senate, the calls for the U.S. Government Accountability Office to "audit the Fed" have increased and gotten louder.

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