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29 Oct 2010 08:56 GMT | Politics, Business & Economy, US & Canada, United States
In the run-up to US mid-term elections, one of the major topics being debated is the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
The government had invested more than $700b in measures to help pull the country out of the economic recession by creating jobs and promoting consumer spending. While the Democrats say the stimulus prevented the country from a financial meltdown, Republicans claim it was simply a waste of money. Casey Kauffman reports from Tennessee, a state with one of the highest unemployment rates in the US. He asked people there how they felt the programme affected their lives.
Source: Al Jazeera
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