Mar 29, 2013 Marketplace Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell joins Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the state of infrastructure in the U.S. and whether the country can afford to improve it.
Mar 25, 2013 High debt equals low growth, right? That's a widely-held belief among the political class, supported by well-funded bipartisan PR campaigns. But many economists just don't agree.
Mar 21, 2013 The NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicks off today, and there is big money at stake -- in office pools, of course, and in Washington, where the tournament is a gimmick for politicians raising campaign cash.
Mar 14, 2013 Differences aside, there is one thing Republicans and Democrats have in common when it comes to their budget proposals: They are both are friendly to baby boomers.
Mar 13, 2013 Tonight, President Obama speaks to the non-profit group, Organizing, for America, which some have described as the president's never-ending campaign. Where is the money behind the organization coming from?
Mar 13, 2013 Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker talks to Marketplace Tech about his new social media start-up and why he tweets so much.
Mar 12, 2013 Washington Republicans and Democrats don't seem close to agreeing on a budget, but does the U.S. really need a federal budget in the first place?
Mar 12, 2013 It's going to be a big budget week in Washington. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his spending plan today, and the Democrats are set to unveil their federal budget sometime in the next few days. But can the two sides come together and agree?
Mar 4, 2013 President Obama's new budget director will have less leeway to bargain than her predecessors. But it's also a chance to prove her mettle.
Mar 12, 2013 Businesses issue ultimatums all the time. Politics requires negotiations, whether before -- or after -- a crisis.