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Don’t look down: What if there were another Lehman?

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ASKED on October 11th how he might have handled the financial crisis of 2008 differently, Mitt Romney, the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination, refused to answer “a hypothetical”. He had good reason to prevaricate. The possibility of another crisis, given the euro zone’s woes, remains; the ability of the federal government to respond has changed drastically

Perry's Not the Only GOP Star to Support Tuition Breaks for Illegal Immigrants' Kids

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With Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry under attack for supporting tuition breaks for children of illegal immigrants, former Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday offered some solidarity by calling a similar proposal in Florida “fair policy."  Read more

August 12, 2011

Weekly Show

Gwen Ifill reports from Iowa on the 2nd Republican primary debate and the Ames Straw Poll.  Joined by Dan Balz, The Washington Post, they look at the testy exchanges on the debate stage.  Plus, in the Washington Week studio, Judy Woodruff examines the White House’s response to recent troublesome economic news with John Harwood of CNBC/The New York Times and Jackie Calmes, The New York Times.
 

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June 3, 2011

Weekly Show

Today, with news of unemployment rising to 9.1%, Barack Obama visited Toledo, Ohio to refocus on the economy.  The panel examines several disappointing economic numbers, the debate around the debt ceiling, the GOP demand for spending cuts, and the growing 2012 presidential field.  Joining Gwen: Deborah Solomon, Wall Street Journal, John Harwood, CNBC/New York Times, and Jeff Zeleny, New York Times.

May 27, 2011

Weekly Show

With Sarah Palin's new nationwide tour, the panel looks at the changing complexion of the GOP field and reaction to this week’s  NY special election.  Also, President Obama works with European allies on the Mid-East and Libya.  And the Supreme Court decides two important cases. With Helene Cooper, New York Times, Major Garrett, National Journal, Dan Balz, Washington Post, Joan Biskupic, USA Today.