Bernanke says fiscal cliff already hurting economy - Article Photos 1/1

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a news conference at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting. The U.S. economy is already being hurt by the "fiscal cliff" standoff in Washington,Bernanke said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)