Bernanke Delivers The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report To Congress

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Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee members Sen. Joe... News PhotoBanking,Ben Bernanke,Central Bank,Congress,Economy,Elizabeth Warren,Federal Reserve,Government,Headshot,Heidi Heitkamp,Horizontal,Joe Manchin,People,Politics,Releasing,USA,United States Senate,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 26: Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee members (R-L) Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) participate in a hearing with Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke after the release of The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress February 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Committee Chairman Tim Johnson (R-SD ) is at left. 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. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)