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Say 'Yes' to Prop. 111

Jan 10, 2008
In honor of the political season, the Marketplace Players have rereleased some classic campaign ads for and against Prop. 111 -- which, depending on what you believe, will either give your children candy or roll them off of skyscrapers.

How do you stimulate an economy?

Jan 9, 2008
Even though we may be a long way from the experts deciding when or if we're in a recession, Congress and the White House are working on economic stimulus plans. Doug Elmendorf of the Brookings Institution explains just how that might be done.
Posted In: Economy

Campaign money waiting for a leader

Jan 9, 2008
The victories of Senators Clinton and McCain in the New Hampshire primary could actually result in a slowdown in campaign contributions on either side. Big endorsers want to make sure they back a winner. Danielle Karson reports.

New Hampshire's other candidates

Jan 8, 2008
The $1,000 entry fee for presidential candidates in New Hampshire allows more people to run, and more unique platforms to be heard. Jane Lindholm looks into what some of the smaller candidates have to say.

It's the economy again, stupid

Jan 8, 2008
An old election adage about the economy might be making a comeback in the current campaign. John Dimsdale gets the word from voters in New Hampshire about the economic platform they're hoping to support.
Posted In: Economy

Bush acknowledges economic 'anxiety'

Jan 7, 2008
President Bush said in a speech today Americans are becoming anxious over economic indicators that are "increasingly mixed." Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Kai Ryssdal about the president's more sober tone and the proposed credit bailouts percolating on Capitol Hill.
Posted In: Economy

New Hampshire not keen on populism?

Jan 7, 2008
Presidential hopefuls campaigning in New Hampshire might have a difficult time selling a populist platform in a state with a strong economy. Jeremy Hobson talks to locals on what they want from their candidate.
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Economy grows larger as political issue

Jan 4, 2008
How will the growing recession fears in the U.S. economy affect the presidential election? Nancy Marshall Genzer sampled some expert opinions.
Posted In: Economy

Business wish list for next leader

Jan 4, 2008
As the presidential race takes shape, Marketplace will be taking a look at what businesses want from the next president. Danielle Karson reports energy and health care are among the top issues.

Ethanol fuels debate in Iowa

Jan 3, 2008
As the Iowa caucuses come to a close tonight, all presidential candidates have the corn-based fuel ethanol on their plate. But not everyone in the corn-heavy state is on board. John Dimsdale reports.

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