Marketplace for Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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On Super Tuesday, we explore how the extended, expensive GOP primary race could help state primaries that never mattered before -- in big media markets like California and New York. A new report says student loan debt now tops U.S. credit card debt. IBM's Watson will use its talents on Wall Street in a Citigroup deal. GM has announced that it's temporarily suspending manufacture of the Chevy Volt. And Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore offers some super PAC satire.
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The cost of rent in cities like L.A. or New York stands in the way of many people earning higher wages. Author Matthew Yglesias says the issue could be solved if cities loosen building regulations.
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The extended, expensive GOP primary race could help state primaries that never mattered before, in big media markets like California and New York.