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Why Net neutrality matters

May 17, 2006
The current debate in Congress could change the Internet as we know it. Marketplace's Lisa Napoli talks to host Mark Austin Thomas
Posted In: Science, Washington

Confused Congress?

May 17, 2006
Lawmakers for weeks have been discussing lobbying reform legislation that clamps down on pork-barrel spending. But today the House begins debate on an appropriations bill full of anonymous 'earmark' spending. Say what? Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Biometric ID cards for immigrants?

May 16, 2006
Looks like President Bush might just get that guest worker program. But now somebody's got to figure out the hard parts, like how to track millions of undocumented or falsely documented workers. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Bush addresses immigration

May 16, 2006
President Bush addressed the nation Monday to outline his plans to deal with illegal immigration. He called for a guest worker program and stressed the need to tighten security at the Mexican border.
Posted In: Washington

The IRS has had enough

May 16, 2006
The IRS is yanking tax-exempt status from dozens of credit counseling agencies found to be taking advantage of their clients — people already desperate for financial help. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Washington

Bush stumbling over border?

May 15, 2006
The president's speech on immigration tonight may pacify some conservatives worried about border control, but it may not be as well-received among other, more business-minded conservatives. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Supreme Court sides with big business

May 15, 2006
The US Supreme Court decided today that taxpayers cannot sue their local governments over tax giveaways to corporations. Scott Tong looks at what that means for you.
Posted In: Washington

Immigration, round two

May 15, 2006
The immigration debate is expected to take front and center today as President Bush makes a televised pitch for his guest worker program and the Senate prepares to vote on its immigration reform bill. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Phone companies in the hot seat

May 12, 2006
AT&T, Verizon and BellSouth are going to have to answer to the American people. The companies have been handing over phone records to the government, and the lawsuit parade is already underway. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Washington

Bush defends NSA snooping

May 11, 2006
Washington was rocked this morning by a USA Today story revealing that three major phone companies sold the phone records of millions of Americans to the government. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

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