Will Harken Be Bush-s Achilles Heel?

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Falling stock markets and stories of corporate fraud are bad for the economy, but they could provide political ammunition for the Democrats against a business-friendly Republican administration and its supporters in Congress. President Bush-s effort to revive investor confidence has been unsuccessful despite his meeting with his business-fraud SWAT team, and Press Secretary Ari Fleischer-s calling -a scandal-seeking Washington out of touch with a solution-seeking nation- has fallen on deaf ears. Will Bush and Vice President Cheney-s business dealings affect the President and his party in this mid-term election year? We talk to reporters, pundits and pollster Andrew Kohut, of the Pew Research Center, about the political consequences of the business backlash.
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