Issue Tuesdays: Fiscal Policy

Jan 3, 2012

Our issue Tuesday series continues with the Republican Presidential Candidates and their fiscal policies.  The soaring national debt has been a rallying cry among republicans, who see it as a top economic threat.  We’ll examine what the candidates are saying about government spending, debt and deficits…as well as entitlement reform, programs like Social security and Medicare.


Patrick Griffin – A Republican media strategist and political analyst, Chairman/CEO at Griffin York and Krause, and Senior Fellow at The New Hampshire Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College. He’s also the author of

David Gura -- a reporter for American Public Media’s Marketplace, based in the show’s Washington bureau.