Over the past four years or so, private groups have foot the bill for more than 4,800 trips by members of Congress at a cost of $14 million. Reporter William Kistner of Marketplace and American Radio Works has the story.
Federal funding for stem cell research has been the center of much debate. But a new study out this week says more than 3,000 stem cell-related patents have been filed around the world in just the last five years. Wellesley College Professor Robert Paarlberg talks with Cheryl Glaser.