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In full: US governor Mitch Daniels talks to Newsnight

Newsnight's Economics editor Paul Mason meets Mitch Daniels, the Republican governor of Indiana who is tipped to challenge Barack Obama for the US presidency in 2012.

Mr Daniels is one of the key US politicians Paul Mason spoke to as part of two films looking at the wide-reaching effects of the US recession.

Read more: Mitch Daniels on threat facing US and his political plans

Watch Paul Mason's reports on the political and economic situation in America Newsnight on Tuesday 12 October 2010 and Wednesday 13 October 2010 at 10.30pm on BBC Two and then afterwards on the BBC iPlayer and Newsnight website.

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