Can Barack Obama Save the Failing Economy?

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Two weeks before inauguration day, President-elect Barack Obama is lobbying Democrats and Republicans for a stimulus package that is 60% federal spending and 40% tax cuts.  He calls it "The American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan," and today he emphasized accountability and transparency.

Credits

Guests:
Martin Kady - Politico - @mkady, William Gale - Co-director, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, James Galbraith - University of Texas, Austin, Tom Donlan - Barron's - @barronsonline

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal