Economic recovery, the deficit and politics

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economyThe news on the economic recovery is mixed.  For example, inflation is under control and corporate earnings are rising.  At the same time job grown is almost non-existent and foreclosures are increasing.  What’s the government to do?  We talk with MICHAEL CROWLEY of Time Magazine about the challenges facing the Obama administration’s fiscal policy.  Then Princeton economist ALAN BLINDER joins us to provide perspective on the debate over new stimulus money and the federal deficit.

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