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White House Assembles List of Potential Bernanke Successors at Fed

"The Obama administration has begun assembling a short list of candidates for the Federal Reserve chairmanship, in the expectation that Ben Bernanke won't seek reappointment when his second term ends in January, according to people familiar with the matter.

"Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is putting together the list, working closely with a small number of senior White House officials.