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What does Whitman's spending buy?

Aug 10, 2010
California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman is on track to spend the most money on a state election campaign in U.S. history. She's already shelled out $100 million. Her Democratic opponent has spent less than a million. What exactly is she getting with all that money? April Dembosy reports.

Smugglers encourage migration to Europe for profit

Aug 9, 2010
Every year, thousands of refugees and illegal migrants try to sneak into the U.K. France's north-coast are flooded with fleeing migrants -- and smugglers hoping to profit from their plight.
Posted In: Immigration

Should government help support homeownership with subsidies?

Aug 6, 2010
Tess Vigeland speaks to economist Dean Baker and former secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros about government subsidies for homeownership.
Posted In: Housing

Sell the right to immigrate to the highest bidder?

Aug 5, 2010
An American Nobel Laureate is proposing a radical solution in the U.S. immigration debate: auctioning off the right to a green card.
Posted In: Immigration

Truck weight limits worry Wisconsin timber industry

Aug 5, 2010
Wisconsin's $26 billion timber industry is concerned about a weight limit trend that towns are considering in order to preserve state roads.

U.S. combat presence in Iraq will withdraw on Aug. 31

Aug 2, 2010
President Barack Obama said in a speech today that the U.S. will withdraw, at least from a combat role from Iraq, on Aug. 31. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer reports takes a look at how much the war has cost and what residual costs will be coming in the future.

U.S. combat presence in Iraq will withdraw on Aug. 31

Aug 2, 2010
President Barack Obama said in a speech today that the U.S. will withdraw, at least from a combat role from Iraq, on Aug. 31. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer reports takes a look at how much the war has cost and what residual costs will be coming in the future.

How much responsibility should oil companies take in an oil spill?

Jul 28, 2010
A sticking point in Congress's energy bill is how much responsibility a company that causes an oil spill should take. John Dimsdale reports.

Wall Streeters won't be at Obama fundraisers

Jul 28, 2010
President Obama is holding some high-profile fundraisers in Manhattan tonight for the Democrats, but Wall Street players aren't expected to attend.
Posted In: Wall Street

Stimulus played huge role in economic recovery

Jul 28, 2010
A new report shows government stimulus programs passed last year were key to the economic recovery so far.
Posted In: Jobs

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