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At a White House press conference, President Obama asserts that a new health care policy is needed to bring the nation's larger economic problems under control. Marketplace's Tamara Keith reviews the president's talking points with Kai Ryssdal.
The federal government played hardball by refusing to grant CIT a bailout, leaving it to the bank's bondholders to save it from bankruptcy. The move hints that the bailout spending spree may be winding down. Tamara Keith reports.
Chinese authorities are holding an executive from the Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto on charges of stealing state secrets over iron ore prices. Tamara Keith delves deeper into Rio Tinto's tumultuous relationship with China.