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Bernanke sees long slog to lower unemployment

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress." in Washington February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress." in Washington February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress." in Washington February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress." in Washington February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS HEADSHOT)

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress." in Washington February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED...more

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress." in Washington February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS HEADSHOT)
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