Fed chief Ben Bernanke says he hasn’t ruled out buying up more bad paper to prop up the economy. Is it good news, bad news or no real news at all? What do the primaries portend about the midterm elections ahead? “Left, Right & Center” regulars Robert Scheer, Arianna Huffington and Matt Miller give their answers, along with GOP strategist and former RNC online communications director Liz Mair, who sits in this week for Tony Blankley on the right.

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