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Economy Soars; Bush Credits Tax Cuts

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The economy surged in the third quarter, expanding at a 7.2 percent annual rate. The growth reflects the strongest quarterly increase in the nation's gross domestic product since 1984. President Bush, welcoming news that could help his re-election effort, credited his tax cuts for the rise in GDP. Hear NPR's Jim Zarroli and NPR's Don Gonyea.



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