Economic Growth Stirs Debate President Bush says his tax cuts helped the economy to its third-quarter growth spurt -- the gross domestic product expanded at an annual rate of 7.2 percent. But not all economists agree that the tax-cut plan is good for the nation's long-term fiscal health. Hear NPR's Lynn Neary, Steven Moore of the Cato Institute and Gene Sperling of the Center for American Progress.
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Debate Persists over Tax Cuts, Economic Growth

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Debate Persists over Tax Cuts, Economic Growth

Debate Persists over Tax Cuts, Economic Growth

Debate Persists over Tax Cuts, Economic Growth

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President Bush says his tax cuts helped the economy to its third-quarter growth spurt — the gross domestic product expanded at an annual rate of 7.2 percent. But not all economists agree that the tax-cut plan is good for the nation's long-term fiscal health. Hear NPR's Lynn Neary, Steven Moore of the Cato Institute and Gene Sperling of the Center for American Progress.