A House bill to make it easier for unions to organize is facing a heated fight between business groups and labor activists. Those against the bill have put up a $1 million ad campaign. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke accentuated the positive today on Capitol Hill, and investors tried to maintain the same outlook. Kai Ryssdal and Bob Moon look into the effects of yesterday's Wall Street slide.
The Iraqi cabinet approved a plan this week to share oil revenue amongst its provinces. Commentator Susan Lee says to prevent the government from invading the oil money cookie jar, they should take a cue from Alaska.
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