December 2002
New Republic;12/16/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 25, p8
Presents news briefs on issues concerning U.S. politics and government as of December 16, 2002. Comments on the dismissive statement by U.S. Council of Economic Advisers chairman Glenn Hubbard about the short term economic stimulus which many Democrats have been proposing; Views on the decision of U.S. President George W. Bush to repeal a regulation allowing states to give workers on family and medical leave temporary stipends paid out of state unemployment insurance funds; Position of Massachusetts Senator and presidential candidate John Kerry on the issue of death penalty.


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