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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 14, 2011.
Friday, Aug. 26, 2011

Open quoteThe country would be well-served by a better process for making fiscal decisions.Close quote

  • Federal Reserve chairman, noting that the political battle over raising the debt-ceiling had disrupted the financial markets and adding that the U.S. economy is recovering with the nation's long-term prospects remaining strong
Photo: Susan Walsh, File / AP | Source: New York Times