Gene Sperling, director of the White House National Economic Council, discusses news in the August jobs report that is cause for optimism and what President Obama will say in his upcoming speech on jobs.
New York Times reporter Nelson Schwartz discusses a story he wrote about the government suing big banks over the quality of mortgages they sold during the housing boom, and whether the housing market will benefit from a lawsuit win.
Thaddeus Matula, director of the ESPN documentary "Pony Excess," discusses the economic damage a school can experience when a sports program is shut down -- in light of the NCAA investigating the Miami Hurricanes over players getting illegal benefits.
Professor Eliot Spoon discusses whether the government can win its lawsuits against the nation's banks over the quality of mortgages they sold during the housing boom, and unintended consequences that could occur.
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