Ben Bernanke Reconfirmed: Will He Get the Message?
Mark Thoma, Maximum Utility, January 28, 2010
The Senate voted 70-30 to reconfirm Ben Bernanke as Fed chair for another four years.
A Colossal Failure Of Governance: The Reappointment of Ben Bernanke
Simon Johnson, The Baseline Scenario, January 28, 2010
Ultimately, sensible democratic governance prevails in the United States. Sometimes it takes a while.
Now confirmed, Bernanke must rebuild confidence
Robert J. Samuelson, Washington Post, January 29, 2010
Now that the Senate has confirmed him for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve , Ben Bernanke has, or ought to have, a very simple agenda: improve confidence.