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Barack Obama met with his economic advisors Friday to discuss the economic crisis. The Treasury Department proposes additional measures to address the financial crisis. A look at possible steps by the president-elect to reassure anxious Americans about the state of the economy
- Alice Rivlin Senior fellow, Brookings Institution, vice chair, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System (1996-99); director, White House Office of Management and Budget (1994-96); and founding director, Congressional Budget Office (1975-83).
- Greg Ip U.S. economics editor, "The Economist"
- Governor Jennifer Granholm Governor of Michigan, Democrat
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