Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will not enjoy an easy Senate path to being confirmed as chairman of the Federal Reserve, Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) pledged late Monday night.

Dodd, the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, said that while he will "probably" personally support Bernanke, "serious questions" remain about Bernanke and the Fed.

"While I have had serious differences with the Federal Reserve over the past few years, I think reappointing Chairman Bernanke is probably the right choice,"