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September 3rd, 2012
11:48 AM ET

Gov. O'Malley (D-MD) clarifies: US is clearly better off, but has not fully recovered from 'Bush recession'

One day after he said that the United States is not better off than it was four years ago, Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) tells Soledad O’Brien on "Starting Point" that the country is doing better, but still needs progress.

“[The United States is] clearly better off as a country because we are now creating jobs rather than losing them," Gov. O'Malley says. "But Soledad, we have not recovered all that we lost in the Bush recession. That’s why we need to continue to move forward.”

See more from the interview in the clip above.

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  1. JSK

    Do you agree with Governor O'Malley that Obama is moving America "forward, not back?" What do you think of Governor O'Malley's own track record? (

    September 4, 2012 at 10:01 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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