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Markets Shudder; Congress Places Economic Bets

It was quite a week in economic news. The market tanked when Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner showed up but didn't have a lot of details. Both House and Senate passed the stimulus bill, but Obama's hopes of a bipartisanship effort never came to pass.

Host Scott Simon and NPR News Analyst Juan Williams talk about the week in politics and the passage of the stimulus bill.

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