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Guest Host: Steve Roberts
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- David Wessel economics editor, The Wall Street Journal; author "In Fed We Trust"
- Lawrence Mishel president of the Economic Policy Institute
- Phillip Swagel a professor at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and former Assistant Treasury Secretary for Economic Policy (December 2006 - January 2009).
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