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Fed-haters, your moment has arrived. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke will hold press conferences four times a year in order to increase transparency and clearly communicate the Fed's policies. It's a big "break with tradition," writes The Wall Street Journal, for an agency that rarely holds public press events. And who can blame him? In wake of the financial collapse, Democrats and Republicans have relished every opportunity to grill Bernanke on the central bank's less popular policies. Expect more public confrontations between the fed's biggest detractors in the coming months. A review of the finest moments of Bernanke grilling:

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) vs. Bernanke:

 

Rep. Ron Paul (R) vs. Bernanke:

Rep.  Marcy Kaptur (D) vs. Bernanke:

Rep. Dan Burton (R) vs. Bernanke:

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