Bernanke Tells Senators Euro Crisis Will Hit U.S. Economy

Reuters

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told a group of U.S. senators Thursday that the debt crisis in Greece and Europe is having an impact on the U.S. economy, according Senator Richard Durbin.

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Durbin, who attended the closed-door meeting that Senate Democrats had with Bernanke, told reporters that the U.S. central bank chief described the situation as worrisome. Durbin said Bernanke told the group it ``impacts our economy.'' (Reporting by Rachelle Younglai, Editing by Sandra Maler)

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