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Bush's budget meets Congress

Feb 5, 2008
Democratic Senator Kent Conrad will lead the Senate Budget Committee today in an attack against President Bush's 2009 budget. He claims the plan leaves out the cost of Iraq and other details. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Deeper into McCain's economics

Feb 4, 2008
Senator John McCain is now in the position as frontrunner for the GOP. But can his stand behind Reagan-inspired, tax-cutting economics make for strong policy in 2008? Jeremy Hobson explores McCain's history.
Posted In: Economy

Border control big for Bush budget

Feb 4, 2008
President Bush's fiscal plan for next year will focus on cutting health care programs, transportation and education. But there will be a substantial increase in border security. Dan Grech has more.
Posted In: Immigration, Mexico

U.S. helps oil-rich Kazakhstan

Feb 1, 2008
The Pentagon announced a new military cooperation pact with Kazakhstan as it tries to bring its military up to NATO standards. Jeff Tyler reports on America's motivation to help the oil-rich country.

Age a factor in Florida primary

Feb 1, 2008
Retirees cast half the votes in Florida's primary, but more young people are moving to the state. As John Dimsdale reports, they bring different opinions about the economy than their elders.

Mitt Romney's adviser on economics

Feb 1, 2008
Scott Jagow asked Glenn Hubbard, Republican presidential candidate Governor Mitt Romney's economic adviser, about what Romney plans to do for the economy.
Posted In: Economy

A look at the Clinton economic plan

Jan 31, 2008
It's a good bet the economy's going to be a major topic of discussion during the Democratic presidential debate tonight in Los Angeles. Kai Ryssdal talks with Sen. Hillary Clinton's economic adviser Gene Sperling about her proposals.
Posted In: Economy

Sports fans keep paying the price

Jan 31, 2008
Will Leitch, author of "God Save The Fan," talks with Kai Ryssdal about how sports leagues take their fans for granted -- and the fans keep coming back.
Posted In: Economy, Sports

Obama's economic adviser on the plan

Jan 31, 2008
What are Senator Barack Obama's plans for the U.S. economy? Doug Krizner speaks with Professor Austan Goolsbee, the Democratic presidential candidate's chief economic adviser.
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Mike Huckabee's plan for the economy

Jan 31, 2008
Scott Jagow talks to French Hill, senior adviser for Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, about what Huckabee is proposing to do for the economy.
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