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Bush, Kerry Spar over Plans for Economy

On the campaign trail, Sen. John Kerry and President Bush each accuse the other of costing voters more money. Kerry criticizes Bush for a sharp increase in health insurance costs. Bush predicts that Kerry will raise taxes. Hear NPR's Mara Liasson.

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Mara Liasson is a national political correspondent for NPR. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazine programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Liasson provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC — focusing on the White House and Congress — and also reports on political trends beyond the Beltway.