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House Minority Leader John Boehner of Ohio holds up a copy of the GOP agenda, "A Pledge to America," last month in Virginia. Republicans are using the 21-page document as a road map to fix the economy. But if they regain control of the House next month, will they be able to keep those promises? J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Political economist Mark Blyth defines austerity as "the common sense on how to pay for the massive increase in public debt caused by the financial crisis -- mostly through the slashing of government services." WatsonMedia presents Mark Blyth on Austerity/YouTube.com hide caption

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