Poll finds Bernanke has strong support in Senate

12/22/2009 | Bloomberg

A Bloomberg News count of 77 senators found that, by a 3-to-1 ratio, lawmakers are supporting Ben Bernanke for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve. "We were on the verge of a Great Depression, and I think he and others came up with some monetary policies that prevented us from going into a depression," said Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. "He is worthy of renomination."

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