Bernanke Delivers The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report To Congress

Bernanke Delivers The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report To Congress
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) (C) greets Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) before a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee after the release of The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress February 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke urged Congress to avoid the harsh sequestration cuts scheduled to begin March 1 with a plan to reduce federal deficits more gradually. He warned the sequestration could harm the economic recovery.
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