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DC Decoder Presidential debate 101: Does Romney have 'economic policies of the 1920s'?

In Monday's presidential debate, President Obama accused Mitt Romney of wanting to take America back to the economic policies that preceded the Great Depression. It was a timely zinger, but its accuracy depends on what Obama actually meant. 

By Staff writer / October 23, 2012

Rick Wilking/AP

President Obama took one of his rhetorical thrusts at Mitt Romney to new heights, or depths, in their debate Monday, asserting that his rival wants to revive the "economic policies of the 1920s."