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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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Campaigns scavenge for donors

Jan 30, 2008
With John Edwards and Rudy Guiliani dropping out of the presidential race, the remaining campaigns scramble to woo newly unaffiliated donors. Jeremy Hobson reports.

It's the economy, Florida

Jan 30, 2008
Exit polls for the Florida primary showed many voters were influenced by a faltering economy. John Dimsdale found out who voters liked in Hollywood, Florida and what made them choose their candidates.
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Next time, let California go first

Jan 29, 2008
This presidential election season featured several states moving up their primary dates. Commentator Geoffrey Andersen says there's nothing wrong with early primaries -- as long as the right states go first.

Senate to propose stimulus add-ons

Jan 29, 2008
President Bush's economic stimulus plan heads to the Senate tomorrow, and senators are already working to expand the bill. Steve Henn reports add-ons like road resurfacing projects and unemployment benefits will be in debate.
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Bush plans to eliminate earmarks

Jan 29, 2008
In his last State of the Union address, President Bush said he wanted to wean Washington, D.C. off of earmarks, or pet spending projects. But Steve Henn reports some analysts are skeptical.

A talk with Giuliani's economic adviser

Jan 28, 2008
Marketplace begins a series of interviews today with presidential candidates' economic advisers. Kai Ryssdal talks with economist David Malpass about the views of his candidate, Republican Rudy Giuliani.
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Bush to focus on pork-barrel spending

Jan 28, 2008
In his State of the Union address, President Bush will take aim at something very nearly untouchable -- legislative earmarks. But not until next fiscal year. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
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What to do about the economy?

Jan 28, 2008
What do Americans want to hear from tonight's State of the Union address? Steve Henn surveyed commuters near the White House this morning and asked their views on the economy and President Bush's stimulus package.
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Stimulus package is not a done deal

Jan 25, 2008
Leaders of both parties in the House say they're on board with a proposed economic stimulus package worked out with the White House. Despite the bipartisan talk, there are plenty of potential short-circuits left. John Dimsdale reports.
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