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Thu July 14, 2011
Michigan politics: debt ceiling talks and the federal budget
Negotiations over the debt ceiling and federal budget continue in Washington D. C.
Here in Michigan the still fragile state economy seems to be slowly improving with a recent uptick in job growth. But if the nation defaults on its debt, how is Michigan affected? Economically and politically?
In our weekly political conversation we talk with Susan Demas, political analyst for Michigan Information and Research Service and Ken Sikkema, former Senate Majority Leader and senior policy fellow for Public Sector Consultants.