Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke takes the stand

Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on February 26, 2013 in Washington, DC.

The Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning in his semi-annual report to Congress on monetary policy. Bernanke reaffirmed the Fed's bond buying program, but said monetary policy alone can't prop up the economy.

Marketplace's David Gura in Washington joined Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to break down the latest remarks from the Fed chief.

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David Gura is a senior reporter for Marketplace, based in the Washington, D.C. bureau.


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