Guest Host: Lynn Neary

With the U.S. jobless rate at a five-year high, a panel reviews the state of the economy and what it means for Congressional action on an economic stimulus bill.


  • Steve Pearlstein reporter for the Washington Post
  • Robert Reich professor of public policy, University of California, Berkeley, and former secretary of labor under President Clinton.
  • David Keene chairman of the American Conservative Union and managing associate with Carmen Group, a D.C.-based governmental-affairs firm

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