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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Round Table
America's business leaders are losing faith in the economy's ability to produce a strong recovery by the end of the year.
A year before the 2012 elections, candidates already are hard at work. From the president on down to the state and local level, candidates are marshaling their resources - money, media, personnel, research and more - to gain an edge with voters.