The Washington, D.C., newspaper <a href="http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/77625-bernanke-count-25-senators-support-13-oppose" title="The Hill has compiled a list senators who support Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke”>The Hill has compiled a list senators who support Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke serving another term and those who don’t. Both of Montana Democratic Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester will reportedly back Bernanke, and it appears he will garner enough support to be confirmed. The Hill also breaks down support from those senators who opposed the federal bank bailout:
Twenty-five senators voted against the 2008 Wall Street rescue package that was pushed by Bernanke. Of the 23 who are still in the Senate, 10 are opposed to Bernanke and three (Sens. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.), Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.)) have publicly supported him. The others are undecided or did not return phone calls to The Hill.
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