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Analysts React: Can Obama’s Plan Deliver on Job Growth, Bipartisan Support?
September 8, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
4901424422Analysts React: Will Obama's Plan Accelerate Job Growth?President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress to outline his plan for job creation and reviving a stumbling economy. Judy Woodruff discusses the president's address with former Director of the Congressional Budget Office Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Heather Boushey of the Center for American Progress.2011-09-08 21:08:00disabled2122519899g-B8axujM3Itrue145330Boomtowns spur economic growth in MexicoNewsHour Weekend explores the boomtowns at the center of the burgeoning economy of Mexico, which has become the third largest trading partner with the United States. But with more than half of its 120 million people living in poverty, Mexico faces an uphill battle to true prosperity.2015-05-29 14:46:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/RTX1A6MR-320x196.jpg2365499583cga8j0IFiI4145210For this CEO, mindful management means yoga for employeesFor Mark Bertolini, CEO of health insurer Aetna, a near-death experience led him to make big changes in his personal life and at the company. Living with pain from a skiing accident inspired him to take up yoga and meditation, which made him wonder if it could also help his employees. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.2015-05-28 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/aetna-yoga-320x196.jpg2365499061gh5burfafOo144543Fishermen and farmers fight over water in CaliforniaFacing a multi-year drought, California's rivers are too shallow and warm for salmon. Meanwhile, record production of thirsty nut crops like almonds and walnuts has diverted water from the river delta. But just as environmentalists blame nut farmers for bleeding the fish dry, the farmers are crying foul on the fish. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.2015-05-21 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/FISH-VS-NUTS-monitor-320x196.jpg2365495237KdtJxZpkby4
President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress to outline his plan for job creation. Judy Woodruff discusses the president's address with NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Center for American Progress' Heather Boushey.
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