Worries about a recession and the overall health of the nation’s economy have been at the top of the news in recent months. But some now believe the nation’s economic picture is improving. Whether recent gains on Wall Street mean the worst may be coming to an end

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  • Jared Bernstein Chief Economist and Economic Policy Adviser for Vice President Biden and Executive Director of the Vice President's Middle Class Task Force.
  • Knight Kiplinger editor and chief of the "Kiplinger Letter" and "Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine"
  • Phillip Swagel a professor at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and former Assistant Treasury Secretary for Economic Policy (December 2006 - January 2009).
  • Rea Hederman is a Senior Policy Analyst with The Heritage Foundation.

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