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A plan for recovery of the iffy economy

Remember the presidential campaign–just six weeks ago? The “booming economy” was supposed to be Al Gore’s ace in the hole. All summer and fall, the Clinton-Gore administration resisted Republican efforts in Congress to cut taxes, while candidate Gore tagged George W. Bush’s tax cut plan “a risky scheme.” Meanwhile, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan dismissed suggestions to reduce interest rates Read More ›