Marketplace AM for October 19, 2004

Episode Description 

Ballot Bucks: The deficit

What do the presidential candidates plan to do about the country's soaring budget deficit? Some budget watchers think both John Kerry and George Bush would do the same thing: make it bigger. Marketplace's Scott Tong has more in our election series, Ballot Bucks 2004. (Photo: Getty Images)

Think small not tall ...

Buy a big can of beer and you're tapping into trouble. That's the thinking of city officials in Washington DC. They're launching a ban on big beer containers today in some of the city's problem neighborhoods. And as James Jones reports, it's brewing a controversy. (Photo: Getty Images)

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