Tuesday, July 29, 2008

The Obama-Bernanke Meeting

Barack Obama met with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, today at the Federal Reserve.

The meeting lasted for 40 minutes.

According to Obama's Senate spokesman Michael Ortiz, "Senator Obama had an informative meeting with Chairman Bernanke at the Federal Reserve about the health of the U.S. economy and the risks of further economic deterioration."

"Senator Obama made clear his respect for the independence of the Federal Reserve System and the special importance of its role during periods of economic uncertainty," Ortiz continued.

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