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Obama and Business


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President Obama speaks at the US Chamber of Commerce on February 7, 2011
Mark Wilson/Getty
President Obama speaks at the US Chamber of Commerce on February 7, 2011

In a speech on Monday to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, President Obama argued that government and business have a shared responsibility for the economy. He promised to give businesses more room to grow, but also told executives that "businesses also have a responsibility to America." We take a look at the state of affairs between the Obama administration and the business community.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group
  • David Henderson, research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University
  • Ginger Lew, senior adviser to the White House Economic Council
  • Robert Kuttner, co-editor of The American Prospect Magazine
  • Scott Hauge, president and founder of Small Business California

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