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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Tuesday, January 22, 2013

It's the first day of President Obama's second term, so how will he secure the progress he made, while funding the second-term agenda he laid out in yesterday's inauguration speech? The high school graduation rate in the U.S. is the highest it's been in nearly 40 years. The daily deal site Groupon has halted all gun related promotions. Los Angeles Times columnist David Lazarus talks about how a cat bite turned into a $55,000 medical bill. Fashion journalist Kate Betts discusses how the First Family's fashion choices could impact those designers and the fashion industry. And Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jeffrey Eugenedies describes the meaning of hope.

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