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Twelfth District U.S. Rep. Jerry Costello (D-Belleville) and Green party challenger Rodger Jennings of Alton discuss their views on job creation, healthcare reform, and reducing the federal budget deficit in the first part of the program. Republican candidate Teri Newman (R-Highland), was invited, but did not take part in the taping. WSIU-TV senior producer Jak Tichenor co-hosts with panelists Jennifer Fuller of WSIU Radio and Rob Crow of the Southern Illinoisan newspaper. Later in the program, Tichenor talks with David Yepsen, Director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, and Visiting Professor John Jackson about this year's heated election contests at home and around the country.
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