Obama Selects Furman for Economic Team Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has chosen former Clinton adviser Jason Furman for his economic team. Furman, a fiscal policy expert, has suggested that Walmart is a boon for poor Americans. That's stirred up some criticism of his appointment, especially from organized labor.

Obama Selects Furman for Economic Team

Obama Selects Furman for Economic Team

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Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has chosen former Clinton adviser Jason Furman for his economic team. Furman, a fiscal policy expert, has suggested that Walmart is a boon for poor Americans. That's stirred up some criticism of his appointment, especially from organized labor. Madeleine Brand talks to Scott Horsely about Obama's choice.