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Georgetown Prep alum nominated to be next Fed Chairman

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President Donald Trump has nominated Chevy Chase resident and Georgetown Prep alumnus Jerome "Jay" Powell to be the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, the White House announced last week.

The 64-year-old lawyer and investment banker – who has served on the Federal Reserve board since 2012 – is a Washington, D.C. native, having graduated from Georgetown Preparatory School before returning to the area to attend law school at Georgetown University, where he was editor of the Georgetown Law Journal.  

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Raskin successor in state senate named

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Del. Will Smith 2Del. Will Smith (D-20) COURTESY PHOTO  

Del. Will Smith (D-20) was selected to replace outgoing Congress-bound Sen. Jamie Raskin (D-20) in the Maryland Senate last Wednesday.

A former appointee by President Obama to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Smith will become the first African American to represent Montgomery County in the state Senate.

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