A check-up on the economy

    Rising gas prices, a troubled housing market, the credit crunch, and a jump in the unemployment rate are just a few of the worrisome trends for the U.S. economy. We turn to journalists DANIEL GROSS of Newsweek and Slate.com and JIM PETHAKOUKIS of U.S. News and World Reportto get a check-up on the nation’s economy.
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