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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Thursday, January 17, 2013

President Obama's first inauguration was an economic boon for D.C., but economic expectations are low this time around. Kai Ryssdal talks to a gun store owner about doing business after Obama's executive actions toward gun control. Quartz reporter Tim Fernholz talks about comparing the debt ceiling debate to Choose Your Own Adventure books. Chinese telecom company Huawei says that U.S. government is wrong for labeling it a security threat. And four years after Barack Obama's campaign message of 'hope,' journalist Hector Tobar talks about what the word means to him.

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