WASHINGTON — President Obama's nomination of a community banker to fill one of two vacant seats on the Federal Reserve Board is in danger of withering on the vine as a rapidly closing legislative window, potential parliamentary issues and other concerns are conspiring to significantly slow the process.

Allan Landon, a lecturer at the University of Hawaii and former chief executive of the Bank of Hawaii, was nominated for a slot on the Fed Board in January but has yet to see his nomination hearing scheduled by the Senate Banking Committee.

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