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President Bush has announced his choice to replace Paul O’Neill as Secretary of the Treasury. It’s John Snow of the CSX Corporation. Diane and her guests talk about changes in President Bush’s economic advising team and how policy may shift as a result.
- William Beach Director, The Heritage Foundation's Center for Data Analysis
- Lawrence Mishel president of the Economic Policy Institute
- John Harwood chief Washington correspondent for CNBC; reporter, "The New York Times;" coauthor with Jerry Seib of "Pennsylvania Avenue, Profiles in Backroom Power"
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