Who Owns This Issue? Jobs Democrats and Republicans are hard at work to position themselves on the issue of jobs. Democrats blame President Bush for the loss of more than 2 million, Republicans say tax cuts are creating jobs. Join NPR's Neal Conan to find out "Who Owns this Issue?" -- the latest in our series on 2004 campaign issues.

Guests:

James Diffley
*Economist and head of regional services for Global Insight (an economic forecasting and consulting firm)

Andy Kohut
*Director, The Pew Research Center For The People and The Press

Jodi Schneider
*Economics editor at Congressional Quarterly
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Who Owns This Issue? Jobs

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Democrats and Republicans are hard at work to position themselves on the issue of employment. Democrats blame the president for the loss of more than two million jobs, but Republicans say Bush's tax cuts are creating jobs. Jobs in focus, on the next installment of the series "Who Owns This Issue?"

Guests:

James Diffley, economist and head of regional services for Global Insight (an economic forecasting and consulting firm)

Andy Kohut, director, The Pew Research Center For The People and The Press

Jody Snyder, economics editor at Congressional Quarterly