This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain interviews Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Political Columnist Eugene Robinson about politics in Washington D.C., the possibility of balancing the Federal budget, and the upcoming election.

Then Cain is joined by Beth Chappell from the Detroit Economic Club talking about the Focus Hope Eleanor Josaitis fundraiser and Jeff Spilman of S3 Entertainment discussing an upcoming film festival in early March.

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In the last segment, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Business Executive Denise Ilitch, and Beth Chappell from the Detroit Economic Club discuss politics and more.

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Watch Michigan Matters Sundays at 11 a.m. on WWJ-TV CBS Detroit.

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