Marketplace PM for June 26, 2006
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett plans to transfer most of his wealth to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Host Tess Vigeland asks philanthropy experts how the world's largest charity will handle the enormous influx of cash.
More than four million Americans live and work abroad. While Congress has cut taxes for most Americans, these expatriates have just gotten a tax hike. Commentator Tom Easton says it's a raw deal.
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A new investigative report by Marketplace and American RadioWorks finds at least three US senators violated ethics rules by accepting expenses to attend annual Alaska charity fishing trips with energy lobbyists and other executives. Steve Henn reports.