How The Right Sees This Week

Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal

Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal Bill Haber/AP hide caption

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A big battle over a huge budget is underway with President Obama's economic package. Are Republican lawmakers just throwing spitballs at the battleship of a massive spending plan, or do they have concrete alternatives?

Host Scott Simon talks to Michelle Laxalt, a Republican political consultant and commentator, about the week's news, including GOP opposition to the stimulus package and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's nationwide address.

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