Meet the Press links — Sunday, April 17, 2011

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GUESTS:

Timothy Geithner | Bio
Treasury Secretary

Alan Greenspan | BioFormer Chairman of the Federal Reserve

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) | Bio
Jennifer Granholm (D) | BioFormer Governor of Michigan

Jon Meacham | BioManaging Editor, Random House

Tavis Smiley | Bio
Author, "Fail Up"
Host, PBS' "Tavis Smiley"

This Sunday: The heated debate over spending continues on Capitol Hill through the lens of a fragile economic recovery. Tough issues remain ahead on the budget and a vote to raise the debt ceiling as the President laid out his plan to balance the budget in a speech this week. We’ll talk to the president’s economic point-man, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.

Then: Mitt Romney inches closer to a run as the debate over spending and the economy heat up on Capitol Hill. How will it all affect the 2012 race? Joining us: Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan; Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), Former Governor Jennifer Granholm (D-MI); Random House Managing Editor Jon Meacham; and author of the new book "Fail Up," PBS’s Tavis Smiley.

TOPICS:

Politics: Politics - msnbc; RNC; DNC; White House

Economy: msnbc; U.S. government; Federal Reserve; Treasury

Foreign Affairs: Mideast/North Africa - msnbc; Iran - msnbc; Afghanistan - msnbc; Iraq - msnbc; U.S. State Department; Russia; WikiLeaks

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