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From the Vault: President Obama visits Capitol Hill

Vault Show

As President Obama travels to Capitol Hill to meet with Republicans and Democrats to negotiate a budget compromise, we look in our Vault to 2009 when the president headed to the Hill only a week after his inauguration.  With the Senate and House both controlled by Democrats, the president met with Republicans to garner bipartisan support for the $787 billion economic stimulus package.  The House passed the bill without any Republican support the next day.  On our January 30, 2009 show, Alexis Simendinger and John Dickerson talked about the effort at bipartisanship.

Fed Mulls Another Boost to Ailing Economy

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The Federal Reserve doesn’t usually drop hints and then fail to follow through with them. Fed officials spent much of July hinting that a new batch of monetary stimulus is in the works, both in public speeches and bugs carefully placed in influential reporters’ ears.

G-8 Leaders Endorse Policy of Economic Growth

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In a significant political victory for President Obama, the leaders of Germany and other European nations endorsed a policy of economic growth over austerity and emphasized that Greece, which is trying to battle its way out of a crippling debt crisis, should remain in the Eurozone.

On the Radar: August 16, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: July 2, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

February 19, 2010

Weekly Show

This week Gwen and the panel discuss Sen. Evan Bayh's retirement announcement and the implications for Democrats and Republicans in the 2010 elections, the stimulus one year later, and the President's debt-reduction commission.

On the Radar: February 18, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: February 17, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar