With the United States in the midst of a financial crisis described by Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, as "the most wrenching since the end of the second world war," the state of the American economy is going to be a key factor in November's presidential election. Poll over poll has confirmed that concerns over the economy are firmly entrenched as the leading issue amongst voters.
It's the economy, stupid
The economic agenda for America's politicians and policymakers
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