Bernanke Delivers The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report To Congress

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Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee members Sen. Bob... News PhotoBen Bernanke,Bob Corker,Central Bank,Congress,Court Hearing,Federal Reserve,Government,Greeting,Horizontal,Law,Looking,Mark Kirk,People,Politics,Releasing,Testimony,Tim Johnson - Senator,USA,Waist Up,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 26: Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee members Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) (R) and Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) (2R) greet one another as Committee Chairman Tim Johnson (R-SD) (L) looks on before hearing testimony from Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke after the release of The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress February 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. 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)