WASHINGTON — Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) said Wednesday he would seek to use a procedural tactic to attempt to delay a Senate vote on the renomination of Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke for a second four-year term.

While Sanders can't hold up a Senate vote on Bernanke's nomination indefinitely, he can force Senate Democratic leadership to schedule a series of votes and allow lengthy debate before a final vote can occur.

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