Tue, Feb 10, 2009 -- 9:00 AM
Selling the StimulusDownload audio (MP3)
The U.S. Senate is expected to approve an $838 billion economic stimulus bill on Tuesday, and President Obama tried to seal the deal with the public Monday night at his first official prime time press conference. We discuss the status of federal economic recovery efforts, including Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's plan for a "massive overhaul" of the banking bailout.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Dan Lungren, U.S. congressman representing California's 3rd District
- Ellen Tauscher, U.S. congresswoman representing California's 10th District
- John B. Taylor, professor of economics at Stanford University, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and author of "Getting Off Track: How Government Actions and Interventions Caused, Prolonged, and Worsened the Financial Crisis"
- Robert Reich, professor of public policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley and author of "Supercapitalism"