Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Super Tuesday wrapped up last night, and the economy once again emerged as the leading issue of that election day. In Washington state, emergency rooms are struggling with Medicaid payment plans. A federal jury in Texas has convicted Allen Stanford of defrauding investors to the tune of $7 billion in a Ponzi scheme. And actor Steven Van Zandt tells about about the current state of television.  

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Elections
Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a primary night party at the Steubenville High School Gymnasium on March 6, 2012 in Steubenville, Ohio.
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Economy
A local resident casts her vote at a polling station in St Andrew Presbyterian Church March 6, 2012 in Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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Business
Actor Steven Van Zandt attends the North American Premiere Of 'Lilyhammer', a Netflix Original Series debuting on Netflix in the US, Canada and Latin America on February 6, 2012.
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Economy
College students watch the jumbrotron during a basketball  game in College Park, Md. Can young adults still look forward to the American Dream even as real wages keep falling?
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Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.