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The Sound of Ideas

Got Issues? The Candidates and the Economy

Posted Wednesday, January 16, 2008

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As voters in Michigan and Nevada prepare to select their party's presidential candidate, the issues in the race are shifting. The economy has become the nation's top concern. In less than two months, Ohio voters head to the polls, so, to help prepare for that, we're starting a series of conversations about the issues and what the presidential hopefuls hope to do about them. Help us tackle the economy Wednesday morning at 9 a.m.

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Government/Politics, Housing/Real Estate, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Regional Economy/Business - News

Guests

Brian Darling, Director, U.S. Senate Relations, Heritage Foundation
David Madland, Director for the Work Life Program, Center for American Progress
David Cohen, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Akron, Bliss Institute of Applied Politics

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Quick Links to the candidates' economic platforms:
Democrats Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Barack Obama
Republicans Rudolph Giuliani, Mike Huckabee, John McCain, Mitt Romney

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