A scorecard on the economy under Barack Obama

In the hotly contested presidential campaign between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney there is one undisputed point: the central issue is the state of the American economy.

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Were the country’s economic troubles deeper than expected when Obama took office in January 2009? Were his ideas and actions effective in righting the nation’s economic ship? Are things getting better? If so, are they getting better fast ... Full Story »

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by Patricia L'Herrou - Jun. 5, 2012

the question becomes why don't the major news organizations put this on their screens and/or front pages as they bring the public the comments from the candidates.

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