Marketplace for Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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The IRS will change some of the ground rules when it comes to the unlimited and anonymous spending that groups have been able to do in political races after the Supreme Court's ruling on Citizens United. Sunday is December 1, which is also a big day for the Obama administration's implementation of the Affordable Care Act. What's the latest on health care? And finally, Thanksgiving week is always a big week for movies, which means this week will be big for the latest movie in the Hunger Games franchise. The film is already going great guns at the box office, but it’s not just kids who are watching. 

ACA enrollment: Lessons from Social Security and Medicare

The roll-out of Obamacare isn't the first time the government has done something this big.
Posted In: Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Social Security

Elmo's two-decade reign as toy king

Quartz reporter Roberto Ferdman talks about the fuzzy beloved character that has made kids go crazy and parents go crazier since 1996.
Posted In: elmo, toys, Sesame Street

Judge orders Sriracha plant to partially shut down

Sriracha's southern California factory has been partially shut down under a judge's order.
Posted In: Sriracha

Why grown-ups love the Hunger Games, too

Thanksgiving week is always a big week for movies, which means this week will be big for the latest movie in the Hunger Games franchise.
Posted In: Hunger Games, movies, box office

Another Obamacare delay, this time for small business

December 1 is a big day for the Obama administration's implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted In: Obamacare, ACA

Following the money on the new IRS rules

How much light will the new IRS rules shed on political dark money?
Posted In: Citizens United, political donors, scotus

Ride-sharing vs. taxis: in many cities, the competition is on

Now that California has recognized ride-sharing, taxi companies have to learn how to compete with it
Posted In: taxis, Uber, ride sharing

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