David Leonhardt

Global Politics

Why New Hampshire Matters for 2012

Republican presidential hopefuls debated last night in New Hampshire. The influence of Iowa and New Hampshire have made candidates pander to those states' needs, which can be markedly different than the needs of the majority of the United States.

Global Politics

Waiting for the economy's big bounce

Washington is obsessed with stimulus plans and bailouts. In this Sunday's magazine, the New York Times' David Leonhardt argues that the U.S. economy will eventually recover. He joins us to discuss how quickly the economy should grow as it bounces back.

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Global Politics

David Leonhardt explains 'Obamanomics'

In a conversation the New York Times' David Leonhardt, Barack Obama laid out some unorthodox fixes for the nation's economic problems. Among the proposals, Obama would call for the end of short-term economic thinking and says government should help all citizens get connected to, and succeed in, the global market.

Global Politics

Waiting for the economy's big bounce

Washington is obsessed with stimulus plans and bailouts. In this Sunday's magazine, the New York Times' David Leonhardt argues that the U.S. economy will eventually recover. He joins us to discuss how quickly the economy should grow as it bounces back.

Global Politics

Why New Hampshire Matters for 2012

Republican presidential hopefuls debated last night in New Hampshire. The influence of Iowa and New Hampshire have made candidates pander to those states' needs, which can be markedly different than the needs of the majority of the United States.