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A full-court press on online gambling

Mar 16, 2006
As March Madness betting kicks into high gear, a House committee considers a bill to block online gambling by barring banks and credit cards from processing gaming payments. Scott Tong reports.
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Getting in China's face on trade

Mar 16, 2006
Three US senators go to China next week to talk to officials about whether they are going to let their currency appreciate. If the answer is no, the senators have a bill that would slap nasty tariffs on Chinese imports. Jocelyn Ford reports.
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Free speech and campaign money

Mar 15, 2006
There's a fight brewing over political money and the Internet. It involves the Federal Election Commission, Congress and a whole slew of bloggers. Hillary Wicai reports.
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Commentary: Put a lid on the debt ceiling

Mar 15, 2006
The Senate has until the end of the week to raise the debt limit. It will be the fourth time in five years Congress will let the nation go deeper into the red. Commentator Steve Moore says it's time for the buck to stop.
Posted In: Economy, Washington
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Reich: Good debt, bad debt

Mar 15, 2006
Congress is poised to raise the nation's debt limit. The White House wants to boost the ceiling by hundreds of billions of dollars. Commentator Robert Reich says there's nothing wrong with debt, but it's what you spend it on that counts.
Posted In: Economy, Washington
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Sweatshops for Uncle Sam

Mar 15, 2006
A report out this week suggests sweatshops are alive and well in the United States. In fact, some of the factories are busy making uniforms for the US military. Hillary Wicai reports.
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Health insurance bill

Mar 15, 2006
Today the Senate Health Committee tackles a bill to make it easier for small businesses to offer health insurance coverage. But, as Helen Palmer reports, the bill has plenty of critics.
Posted In: Health, Washington
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Google fights search seizures

Mar 14, 2006
Google seems to be have no fear about taking on the government. Today, the search engine does battle with the Justice Department at a hearing in California. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Recognizing drug courts' success

Mar 14, 2006
In Washington today, an event to celebrate the success of the nation's drug courts -- and to elbow the folks in Congress who slashed the program's funding last year. Jeff Tyler reports.
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Now playing: Debt ceiling drama

Mar 14, 2006
The debt ceiling is supposed to put a limit on how much the US Treasury can borrow. But, historically, this issue's provided a lot more heat than light. Scott Tong reports.
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