Lisa Cook- Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Senate voted to confirm Lisa Cook to the Federal Reserve, making her the first Black woman to sit on the central bank’s board.

Ms. Cook was approved Tuesday on a party-line vote, 51-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking a tie.

Lisa Cook- Party Line Vote

Lisa Cook- Fed 2nd Nominee of Joe Biden

Ms. Cook is the second Fed nominee of President Biden to win Senate confirmation, following Fed governor Lael Brainard.

Ms. Cook’s confirmation Tuesday evening paves the way for lawmakers to confirm two additional picks this week.

Lisa Cook- Lawmakers

Lisa Cook- Nomination Stalled Last Month

An effort to advance Ms. Cook’s nomination stalled last month because of absences on the Democratic side of the aisle.

Ms. Cook served as an economist on the staff of the Council of Economic Advisers during the Obama administration.

Lisa Cook- Council of Economic Advisers

Lisa Cook- Provide Broad Economic Opportunity

Her research has focused on policies that promote broad economic opportunity, particularly for racial minorities and women.

Some Republicans suggested at Ms. Cook’s February confirmation hearing that she lacked sufficient experience.

Lisa Cook- Some Republicans Opposed

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