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Marketplace AM for February 10, 2005

Episode Description 

Taxing the Internet

Political leaders are looking for ways to raise more money for the government, again. And once more, taxing the Internet has come up as an option. As Marketplace's Matthew Algeo reports, the latest scheme is based on a law that's been on the books for more than 100 years. We then hear from commentator Matt Miller, who argues it's not spending that's driving up the deficit.

NHL Strike update

Morning Report host Tess Vigeland and David Carter take a look at the disastrous NHL non-season and the prospects for the future.

Reviewing the federal budget

Personal finance expert Chris Farrell takes a closer look at the President's $2.5 trillion budget proposal.