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Campaign 2012 / Economic Numbers / A Discussion #1021402

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 04, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The politics behind the new jobs and employment numbers introduced. [President OBAMA - speaks about new jobs.] [Mitt ROMNEY - says this is not progress.] CNN/ORC poll numbers on the public's view of the economic recovery outlined on screen.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "End This Depression Now!" author Paul Krugman and CNN's David Gergen about the economic numbers. [KRUGMAN - says the economy is moving sideways because our policies are wrong and we keep laying off people at the state and local government while the recovery is in the private sector; states the "other side" is committed to a fantasy view of economics; suggests Obama stand up to what he believes in.] [GERGEN - calls the jobs report unadulterated bad news with fewer jobs than when the recession started; states we are drifting and waiting till the election; opposes big cuts in this economy.] Other material: [ROMNEY - speaks about unemployment numbers.]

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