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Keeping up support for military families

Nov 11, 2008
Michelle Obama says she has no plans to take on big policy issues while in the White House, but she will champion causes such as public service and the sacrifices made by military families. John Dimsdale reports.

Rent my lovely couch for inauguration

Nov 11, 2008
The next presidential inauguration's going to be a big one, and as such hotel rooms will be hard to come by. So some attendees are beating the rush by doing a housing swap on Craigslist. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Why AIG is getting more bailout money

Nov 10, 2008
The government is reworking the AIG bailout package, modifying loans already offered and preparing to spend another $40 billion to buy preferred shares. Kai Ryssdal gets details from Steve Henn.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Businesses prep for new management

Nov 7, 2008
Host Scott Jagow asks to a business owner from each side of the political aisle how they're adapting their companies in anticipation of President-elect Obama's economic plans.

Digging in to the Obama tax plan

Nov 7, 2008
Now that the election is over, it's time to get down to specifics. Host Scott Jagow asks Marketplace's Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale about the details of President-elect Obama's tax plan.
Posted In: Taxes

Financial firms want bailout clarified

Nov 7, 2008
Neel Kashkari of the Treasury is heading to a securities industry gathering to explain the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Some financial players are reluctant to apply because details are unclear. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Obama calls for swift stimulus package

Nov 7, 2008
In his first news conference, President-elect Barack Obama called for swift action on the country's financial crisis. Host Scott Jagow asks Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale about Obama's road map for the economy.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Where will Obama draw lobbyist line?

Nov 6, 2008
Bashing lobbyists on the campaign trail invariably got the crowd roaring for Barack Obama. That puts him in a post-election quandary, though. Some of the best resumes he's getting are from lobbyists. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

Rich prepare for Obama's tax plan

Nov 5, 2008
Barack Obama's promise to raise taxes on top income earners has businesses and wealthy individuals rushing to take advantage of tax breaks before new rules take effect. Jeff Tyler has more.
Posted In: Economy

In Europe, it's Obama-mania

Nov 5, 2008
International opinion widely favored Sen. Barack Obama. So now that he's been elected, how is the rest of the world reacting? Kai Ryssdal gets feedback from London Bureau Chief Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Economy

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