The Federal Budget and the Economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified about short-term and long-term economic and budget challenges. In his remarks he… read more

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified about short-term and long-term economic and budget challenges. In his remarks he addressed federal spending priorities and echoed the president’s call for bold government action to address the economy’s immediate needs. He also spoke extensively about the federal bailout of American Insurance Group (AIG), saying that the company “exploited a huge gap in the regulatory system,” and that more regulation could be expected. close

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284391-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 3, 2009
Last Aired:
Mar 8, 2009

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  • Mar 03, 2009 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2009 | 12:39pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Mar 04, 2009 | 4:41am EST | C-SPAN 2
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