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Coming up on Hardball...

08/09/11 03:58PM

The crux of the debate: Creating jobs versus cutting spending. In last week’s New York Times-CBS Poll, 62 percent of those polled said creating jobs should be nation’s highest priority right now. Can President Obama turn the conversation from a sole focus on debt to the greater need for job creation? That’s The Chris Matthews Job Program: focusing on job growth in the short term and debt reduction in the long term. read more

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08/09/11 08:17AM

How will the markets do today? Are we in for another triple-digit plunge? The Dow has lost nearly 2,000 points in two weeks, and the global markets today suggest that the selloff will continue. So the political question is what President Obama does now. His response yesterday was calm, typical, and perhaps not at all what this crisis demands. Can he show the leadership to get out of this crisis? read more

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08/08/11 08:22AM

How will the global financial markets react to S&P's downgrade of America's credit rating late Friday night? We know how the politicians are reacting. Republicans are blaming the Obama administration and its policies, but the real problem is much simpler. read more