Head to Head

In a TIME exclusive, top advisers for Bush and Clinton square off in a feisty exchange over whose plan is more likely to fix the broken economy

Q. Would each of you tell us what you feel are the most important points the voters should know? Mr. Altman, why don't you begin?

ROGER ALTMAN: Well, I think the most important thing for the voters to know concerns the Bush economic record. It's the worst in 50 years, in terms of real growth, job creation and decline in real income. It's a tragic record of failure.

RICHARD DARMAN: First of all, the Governor of Arkansas has managed to make his state somewhere between 48th and 50th in every key indicator. Second, it is a crucial moment in the history...

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