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Who Owns This Issue? Big Government

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Who Owns This Issue? Big Government

Who Owns This Issue? Big Government

Who Owns This Issue? Big Government

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Tax and Spend Liberals. Big Government Democrats. The slurs date back to the 1930s, but ballooning federal spending in Republican-controlled Washington is changing the rhetoric. Join NPR Neal Conan for the second in our series on "Who Owns This Issue?"

Guests:

Paul Light
*Professor of public service at New York University
*Senior fellow, Brookings
*Author of The True Size of Government

Al Quinlan
*President, Greenberg, Quinlan, Rosner Research
*Democratic pollster

Bruce Bartlett
*Senior fellow, National Center for Policy Analysis
*Conservative critic of GOP

Grover Norquist
*President, Americans for Tax Reform