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Bernanke Warns Sequester Could Slow Economic Recovery

  • Aired: 02/26/2013
  • 09:10
  • Rating: E
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke warned Congress that the automatic spending cuts slated to take effect Friday could put a drag on economic growth. Gwen Ifill talks to economist Nariman Behravesh about whether political paralysis will affect the economy and how consumers are shrugging off Washington dysfunction.
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