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Economists See Deficit Emphasis As Impeding Recovery

05/09/2013 11:31 am ET | Updated Jul 09, 2013
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The nation's unemployment rate would probably be nearly a point lower, roughly 6.5 percent, and economic growth almost two points higher this year if Washington had not cut spending and raised taxes as it has since 2011, according to private-sector and government economists.

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