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Politics Tactics and the Wisconsin Union Bill

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Jon Meacham talks to Professor Gregory Wawro of Columbia University about the controversial political tactics being used by legislators in Wisconsin and Indiana to avoid being forced to vote on legislation cutting benefits and collective bargaining rights for public employee unions.

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A program designed to help low-income, mostly African-American children save for college.

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