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When does the deficit start to matter?

Corporate tax cuts from earlier this year have helped drive up the deficit, and lawmakers are debating ways to pay it down. We'll look at how the deficit works and how politicians like to use it. Then, the U.S. posted more than 7 million jobs in August. Why are so many of them in transportation? Plus, 10 years after the financial crisis, Americans are still less likely to own a home than before the crash. We'll look at what's keeping them out of the market.

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