NPR NATIONAL
9:20 am
Mon November 8, 2010

Does new Congress have changes in store for Fed?

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The Federal Reserve is supposed to be independent of politicians, but no one in Washington is immune from politics. Fed chairman Ben Bernanke has been both praised and attacked for his actions during and after the global financial crisis. Following last week's elections, he finds some of his stiffest critics with new power. Renee Montagne talks with David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal.

SOURCE: NPR.