John Blank

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp

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Deputy Chief Economist for the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp

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The world is watching for the impact of history's first  downgrading  of the credit rating of the United States. How important is it? How worried should Americans be?

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The world is watching for the impact of history's first downgrading of the credit rating of the United States. How important is it? How worried should Americans be?

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Maybe drivers in the capital of the car culture really do hate traffic after all. Threatened with " Carmageddon " this weekend, massive numbers stayed off the road.

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Maybe drivers in the capital of the car culture really do hate traffic after all. Threatened with " Carmageddon " this weekend, massive numbers stayed off the road.

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