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How Do Candidates' Economic Plans Affect Blacks?

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How Do Candidates' Economic Plans Affect Blacks?

Election 2008

How Do Candidates' Economic Plans Affect Blacks?

How Do Candidates' Economic Plans Affect Blacks?

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The nation's economy is struggling. With a shrinking job market and rising home foreclosures, Americans have less money and more problems.

The top presidential candidates say they've got the cure for what ails our bank accounts. But who's got the money plan that's best for most African Americans?

Farai Chideya talks with economist Thomas Palley, who heads the Economics for Democratic and Open Societies Project.

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