The stock market's roaring, and applications for unemployment are down, but there was disappointing news in Thursday's economic data. In January manufacturing growth slowed, construction spending dipped, and Americans' after-tax income fell, leading to a fourth straight month of weak consumer spending. Guest host Terrence McNally explores the continued gap between Wall Street and Main Street, and what we can do about it. Also, Iranians vote between hard-line candidates in parliamentary elections, and Russians go to the polls Sunday, with Putin expected to win. Has anything changed?
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