Biden considers Raskin as top Fed banking regulator - WSJ U.S. President Joe Biden is considering former Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin to lead regulation and supervision at the central bank as part of a slate of three nominees to its Board of Governors, the Wall Street Journal reportedon Tuesday. Fed's Powell, Brainard to get Senate hearings next week; Biden promises diversityFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will make his first public appearance of 2022 next week as lawmakers consider him for a second four-year term, while President Joe Biden weighs his picks for three other Fed Board seats with an eye to diversity. Biden likely to announce Raskin as Fed's vice chair pick this week - AxiosU.S. President Joe Biden could pick former Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin as his choice for vice chair of supervision at the central bank, Axios reported on Monday, saying an announcement is expected as soon as this week. Federal Reserve vacancies could reshape inflation fightThe Fed is moving to choke off soaring inflation, teeing up a pivot away from its easy money policies. Trump-appointed head of FDIC quits amid clash with Democratic board membersDecision will allow Biden to name her replacement Trump Appointee Resigns After Fight With Democratic Bank RegulatorsJelena McWilliams, the chairwoman of the F.D.I.C., said in a letter to President Biden that she would step down effective Feb. 4. Her departure adds a second vacancy on the five-member board. Factbox: Who will get the Fed regulation job? Here are some of the contendersWhile President Joe Biden said last month that he would renominate U.S. Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell, he left Washington guessing as to who would become the Fed's new regulatory chief. Explainer: Hefty to-do list awaits Fed's next regulatory chiefAs the race for the Federal Reserve’s next top regulatory official heats up, one thing is certain: whoever gets the job will have a jam-packed agenda tackling the gamut from capital rules and fair lending to digital assets and climate change.