Stress Tests: Economics and Politics

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So-called "stress tests" on nineteen big banks have postponed decisions that could be politically unpopular for the Obama Administration. Now that the results are due, we hear what the consequences might be. Also, Secretary Clinton returns to Capitol Hill, and California is at it again with new regulations on global warming.  This time, the result could be fuel made from garbage.


Banner image: Treasury Secretary Geithner Testifies before the Congressional TARP Oversight Panel. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis