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Spike In Consumer Index Price Sparks Concern

The Labor Department said Wednesday its consumer index price rose 4.2% in 12 months, the largest gain since the financial collapse of 2008.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Ali Velshi, MSNBC anchor and economics correspondent, about the surge.

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