Student Loans, Campaign Spending and Unemployment

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The Green Revolution will produce jobs, but not like the dot-com boom.  What about the stimulus package?  We get UCLA’s latest forecast for state unemployment. Plus, what about billionaire Meg Whitman’s campaign spending? We talk to awestruck consultants from both political parties.  On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, when the House passed the reconciliation bill Sunday, healthcare wasn’t the only subject. Also included was a massive overhaul of the student-loan program. Republicans call it a government takeover. What will a $60 billion reallocation mean for struggling students?

Banner image: Meg Whitman speaks at the 18th annual Law Enforcement Legislative Day in Sacramento, on Wednesday, March 24. Photo: Eric Draper/Whitman for Governor 2010