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The Ed Show

Wake up call to Romney on teacher, cop, and firefighter jobs

Mitt Romney says state and local governments are responsible for hiring teachers, police officers and firefighters and calls the idea of federal funding for these jobs "absurd."  But the fact is the federal government spends billions of dollars hiring and training teachers, police officers and firefighters.  Romney's economic plan threatens to cut the very programs that fund these critical jobs. Michael Eric Dyson discusses Romney’s plans with DNC Vice Chair R.T. Rybak.


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