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Unformatted text preview: Alexandra Williams Economics 201 Gill January 23 rd , 2008 “Economy is No. 1 in Campaign Now” Summary In response to the current global economic crises, presidential candidates have been interrogated recently about their reactions to the U.S. and global market crashes. It appears that the economy is the top issue in the 2008 presidential election. When asked for comment, presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton suggested that President Bush convene the President’s Working Group(PWG). However, spokesman Tony Fratto told reporters that the PWG doesn’t do conference calls or regular meetings, as all the members regularly stay in touch and meet when they see fit. Clinton and her party rivals, Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John Edwards, called for Bush to reach a bipartisan agreement with Congress to issue tax rebates to the millions of Americans whose incomes are too low to be taxed. The rebates would be issues to the low income workers because they are most likely to spend the rebate, helping to spike the...
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- Spring '08
- Economics, John McCain, United States presidential election, 2008, SEN. BARACK OBAMA, 2008 presidential election, presidential candidate Sen.