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White House Turns To Regulation To Help Economy

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White House Turns To Regulation To Help Economy

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White House Turns To Regulation To Help Economy

White House Turns To Regulation To Help Economy

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The Bush administration has been committed to smaller government and a rollback of government regulations. But in the final six months of the administration, there's been a reversal — at least when it comes to the economy. There are new government rules on mortgages and limits on stock market investors.

David Wessel, economics editor of the Wall Street Journal, talks about the shift with Deborah Amos.

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