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Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2010 1:58 pm | Updated: 3:28 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

WASHINGTON — The Senate has confirmed Ben Bernanke for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve. The Senate voted 70-30 on Thursday to reappoint Bernanke amid criticism of his judgment ahead of the financial crisis and his support for massive Wall Street bailouts. His supporters credited him for engineering a financial industry rescue in time to prevent a catastrophic collapse.

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