Architects of McCain's and Obama's Economic Plans Both presidential candidates, Barack Obama and John McCain, are acknowledging that Americans are suffering through this economy — and both have different theories on how to bring it back together, as a talk with the candidate's top economic advisers showed.
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Architects of McCain's and Obama's Economic Plans

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Architects of McCain's and Obama's Economic Plans

Architects of McCain's and Obama's Economic Plans

Architects of McCain's and Obama's Economic Plans

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Both presumptive presidential nominees Barack Obama and John McCain are acknowledging that Americans are suffering through this economy — and both have different theories on how to bring it back together.

Melissa Block talks with Douglas Holtz-Eakin, senior policy adviser to McCain's presidential campaign, and Austan Goolsbee, senior policy adviser to Obama's presidential campaign and a professor of economics at the University of Chicago.