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The skittish are coming. The skittish are coming.

They hail from big cities, small towns, and hundreds of municipalities in between. The one thing just about all mayors have in common right now is...they're anxious. About jobs, energy policy, transportation...Today an annual three-day gathering of mayors in Washington kicks off with the release of a new report detailing the pace of economic recovery - city by city. Tomorrow the mayors meet with President Obama at the White House.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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