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GDP up 5.7% at the end of 2009

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A container ship is docked at the Port of Oakland October 30, 2008 in Oakland, California. Getty Images

In the final months of 2009, the U.S. gross domestic product grew 5.7%, much faster than expected. Larry Mantle talks with the Washington Post's Neil Irwin about what the numbers portend for economic recovery.


Neil Irwin, Washington Post economics correspondent

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