Watch live: Senate Finance Committee votes on Yellen confirmation

Janet YellenJanet Louise YellenTreasury refrains from naming any currency manipulators US could default within weeks absent action on debt limit: analysis The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Congress avoids shutdown MORE, President Biden's nominee to lead the Treasury Department, is set to receive a confirmation vote before the Senate Finance Committee Friday morning.

If confirmed, Yellen, who formerly served as chair of the Federal Reserve, would become the first woman to hold the position.

The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. EST.

Watch live in the video above.