Ben Bernanke's Term Expiring Jan. 31, And No Date Set For Confirmation Vote

03/21/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Silla Brush The Hill

Senate Democrats will try to reach an agreement in the next two weeks to hold a vote on Ben Bernanke's confirmation to a second term as Federal Reserve chairman.

Bernanke, whose term is up Jan. 31, will face a contentious confirmation vote for Fed chairman. Several senators, including Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Jim Bunning (R-Ky.) and Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), have placed holds on the vote.

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