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David Leonhardt

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David Leonhardt appears in the following:

Reconcilable Differences?

Friday, January 15, 2010

Roll Call staff writer David Drucker and David Leonhardt, "Economic Scene" columnist for the New York Times, analyze the latest in the negotiations to reconcile the House and Senate versions of health care reform.

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Cash for Caulkers

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

David Leonhardt, New York Times economics columnist and staff writer for the magazine talks about the weatherization stimulus and other economic news.

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The President's Pitch on Health Care Reform

Thursday, September 10, 2009

David Leonhardt, New York Times economics columnist and staff writer for the magazine, reviews President Obama's speech on health care reform.

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Taxing Fat

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

David Leonhardt, New York Times economics columnist and staff writer for the Magazine, discusses the idea of a fat tax and how personal responsibility factors into the health care debate.

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Prostate Test

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

David Leonhardt, writer of the "Economic Scene" column for the New York Times talks about how prostate cancer treatment will show the effectiveness of health care reform.

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End-Of-Life Costs

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

In his recent interview with the New York Times's David Leonhardt, President Obama said that a key step to health care reform will be having a "very difficult democratic conversation" about the high cost of end-of-life care in the United States, which accounts for up to 80% of ...

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Is the Economy in Recovery? New Unemployment Stats

Friday, June 05, 2009

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the unemployment numbers for May this morning. The numbers may give a sense of how quickly the U.S. can expect economic recovery. David Leonhardt, who writes about the economy for The New York Times, joins The Takeaway with an analysis.
"The history of stimulus packages is they work, they do create jobs, they don't just disappear into the ether. But they're not going to create enough jobs to get rid of the effects of this recession."
—New York Times reporter David Leonhardt on unemployment

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End-Of-Life Costs

Friday, May 15, 2009

In his recent interview with the New York Times's David Leonhardt, President Obama said that a key step to health care reform will be having a "very difficult democratic conversation" about the high cost of end-of-life care in the United States, which accounts for up to 80% of ...

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High Cost of Living

Friday, May 15, 2009

Reforming healthcare may require dealing with the high cost of end-of-life care. David Leonhardt of the New York Times and Judy Bachrach, columnist at Obit magazine, take part in what President Obama predicts will be a “difficult democratic conversation.” Plus, how having less money changes habits – and brain chemistry.

Looting & the Usury Economy

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Have you found yourself wondering latley "who or what destroyed the economy?" Well, New York Times columnist David Leonhardt and labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan have a simple answer to that question: we've been robbed. In his article "Infinite Debt" for the April issue of Harpers Geoghegan theorizes that the legalization ...

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David Leonhardt on the Americans behind the 8.1 percent unemployment rate

Friday, March 06, 2009

David Leonhardt, New York Times "Economic Scene" columnist, listens to your stories about unemployment and breaks down the 8.1 percent unemployment rate for February 2009.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has more details and numbers.

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Even at $700 billion, is the stimulus bill enough to save the economy?

Friday, February 13, 2009

The question is no longer if will we have an agreement on the stimulus, but rather if the stimulus plan will be enough. Will this trillion dollar infusion save the economy? This morning we’ve invited writer David Leonhardt to the show. He writes the Economic Scene column for The New York Times and he’s agreed to let us pick his brain a little this morning as we try to answer our questions about the stimulus.

For more from David Leonhardt, read his latest Economic Scene article, To Spend or to Save? Trick Question in the New York Times.

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Waiting for the economy's big bounce

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Washington (okay, we might be too) is obsessed with stimulus plans and bailouts. But in this Sunday's magazine, the New York Times' David Leonhardt argues that the U.S. economy will eventually recover. David Leonhardt joins us to discuss how quickly the economy should grow as it bounces back.

"Consumption economy is going away no matter what. So the question is, can we build something like an investment economy?"
— New York Times reporter David Leonhardt on "the big fix" for the economy

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The Obama administration's plan to make economic promises a reality in 2009

Thursday, December 25, 2008

As the Obama administration takes hold of the White House in 2009, which economic levers might it pull? And when might we see signs those changes are working?
"Intellectually, Bernanke and Obama are probably going to get along quite well."
— David Leonhardt

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predicting the president

Monday, November 03, 2008

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ECONOMY

Thursday, October 30, 2008

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Bearish on Stocks

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

David Leonhardt, writes the "Economic Scene" column for the New York Times, is more cautious than Warren Buffet when it comes to buying stocks now.

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bailing out homeowners

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

A homeowner bailout now looks more likely than ever. Both presidential candidates, John McCain and Barack Obama, are floating plans to help homeowners stuck with bad mortgages and the threat of foreclosures. But is that the best solution to the problem? New York Times Columnist and Economix blogger David Leonhardt talks about the pitfalls of a homeowner bailout.

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Evaluating the Response

Friday, September 19, 2008

NY Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-6th), a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, discusses Congress' response to the financial crisis. Then, David Leonhardt, economic columnist for the New York Times, and Diana Furchtgott-Roth, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, update the latest.

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Assured with Words

Friday, September 19, 2008

Yesterday, President Bush said he shared American’s concerns about the economy, and had big plans to ensure the country’s fiscal future. New York Times columnist David Leonhardt and Diana Furchtgott-Roth, former chief economist of the U.S. Department of Labor discuss the effectiveness of Washington’s prescription. And, your pictures ...