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In blue America, parents are becoming far more uncomfortable with letting their kids play football

Americans love to watch football, no matter their political persuasion. But it turns out that there's a developing divide among red and blue Americans when it comes to whether they let their children play football.

In blue America, parents are becoming far more uncomfortable with letting their kids play football

Study find certain U.S. regions can keep poor people poor

Study find certain U.S. regions can keep poor people poor

One More Sign that Washington Can't Handle Money

One More Sign that Washington Can't Handle Money
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Why New Hampshire Matters for 2012

Why New Hampshire Matters for 2012

Is renting a home the new American dream?

Is renting a home the new American dream?
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A review of the Presidential address with David Leonhardt

New York Times economic columnist David Leonhardt joins The Takeaway this morning with a look back at President Obama's speech to Congress and a look ahead to the budget President Obama will release on Thursday.

A review of the Presidential address with David Leonhardt
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Even at $700 billion, is the stimulus bill enough to save the economy?

Will this trillion dollar infusion save the economy? This morning we've invited writer David Leonhardt to the show. He writes the Economic Scene column for The New York Times and he's agreed to let us pick his brain a little this morning.

Even at $700 billion, is the stimulus bill enough to save the economy?
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Waiting for the economy's big bounce

Washington is obsessed with stimulus plans and bailouts. In this Sunday's magazine, the New York Times' David Leonhardt argues that the U.S. economy will eventually recover. He joins us to discuss how quickly the economy should grow as it bounces back.

Waiting for the economy's big bounce

How the economy will recover

Things may look grim now, but history shows that the economy will recover -- with a little government intervention.

How the economy will recover
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The trouble with bailing out homeowners

A homeowner bailout now looks more likely than ever. Both presidential candidates, John McCain and Barack Obama, are floating plans to help homeowners stuck with bad mortgages and the threat of foreclosures. But is that the best solution to the problem?

The trouble with bailing out homeowners
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What ever happened to 'Trust thy banker?'

With Wall Street in disarray, New York Times Columnist David Leonhardt compares 2008's economic climate to America circa the Great Depression and discusses the loss of trust in the banks.

What ever happened to 'Trust thy banker?'
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David Leonhardt explains 'Obamanomics'

In a conversation the New York Times' David Leonhardt, Barack Obama laid out some unorthodox fixes for the nation's economic problems. Among the proposals, Obama would call for the end of short-term economic thinking and says government should help all citizens get connected to, and succeed in, the global market.

David Leonhardt explains 'Obamanomics'
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Breaking down the big economic numbers

New York Times columnist David Leonhardt joins us to discuss the newest economic figures and indicators.

Breaking down the big economic numbers

'Here and Now': Candidates Tackle the Economy

This week, Senators McCain, Obama and Clinton mapped out their plans to shore up the faltering economy.

'Here and Now': Candidates Tackle the Economy