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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke offers a defense Monday of the Fed’s policies to stimulate the weak economy, while cautioning Congress to respect its private discussions. Mr. Bernanke says the Fed needs to drive down borrowing rates because the economy isn’t growing fast enough to reduce unemployment. The unemployment rate is 8.1 percent. (Associated Press)

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