Bernanke dismisses inflation concerns, says unemployment to take several years to get back on track
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Bernanke dismisses inflation concerns, says unemployment to take several years to get back on track

Speaking at the National Press Club just before a rare question-and-answer period with journalists, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke gave a mixed assessment of the nation's economic prospects. The Washington Post's Neil Irwin responds with analysis. (Anna Uhls/The Washington Post)

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