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Jeff Faux: "The Servant Economy" (Rebroadcast)

An economist describes the financial decline of the middle class and why he believes neither political party will stop it.

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Six Policies Economists Love (And Politicians Hate)

A summary of the economic policies that won a thumbs-up from our broad spectrum of economists — and would probably prove toxic to any actual presidential candidate.
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The Politics Hour

D.C. Council member David Catania sits down with the Politics Hour crew.

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Virginians Say Obama's Policies Are A Mixed Bag

Virginia is considered a key swing state in November's Presidential election, and according to a recent poll, residents of the commonwealth like some of the President's policies more than others.

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Are Romney Critics Really Attacking His Success?

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tenure at Bain Capital and his refusal to release more extensive tax records continue to dog his campaign. Host Michel Martin takes up these topics and other political news of the week with Republican strategist Ron Christie and Joy-Ann Reid, managing editor of The Grio.com.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Russia and China once again block U.N. action to try to halt bloodshed in Syria. Secretary of State Clinton visits Israel and Egypt. And security for the London Olympics comes under scrutiny. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Jerry Seib of the Wall Street Journal, Susan Page of USA Today and Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post join Diane for the domestic hour of our Friday News Roundup.

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The ABCs Of Election Reform

After the Supreme Court became involved in the 2000 presidential election outcome, several groups tried to update the country's electoral system. Where are we now? "Another 2000-style debacle could easily happen," says one advocate for change, "but worse. God help us."

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