Robert Smith Robert Smith is a correspondent for NPR's Planet Money where he reports on how the global economy is affecting our lives.
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Hurricane Sandy Victims Vote Amid Storm Chaos

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Sandy Likely To Affect New York Voter Turnout

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Watch Our Fake Presidential Candidate's First Real Ad

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One consultant's vision for our political ad: "I see a horse." iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The Candidate Is Fake; The Consultants Are Real

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Going up. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Two More Policies Economists Love And Politicians Hate

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The mortgage is going to cost more than you thought. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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A Tax Plan That Economists Love (And Politicians Hate)

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A Brass Band Plays An Economic Indicator

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