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Small biz contracts

Oct 20, 2005
Today House Democrats are expected to release a report evaluating the efforts of 22 federal agencies to contract with small business to help in Katrina recovery. Alisa Roth reports.
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Wilma packs a wallop

Oct 19, 2005
Today hurricane Wilma became the most powerful storm ever, and it's heading toward Florida. And disaster officials are still regrouping from Katrina and Rita. Can they get it together by the weekend? Cheryl Glaser reports.
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Tort reform, aka cheeseburgers and guns

Oct 19, 2005
Today the House passed the "cheeseburger bill," limiting lawsuits against fast food. Up tomorrow: a bill to shield gunmakers from certain liabilities. John Dimsdale explains.
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Streamlining the tax code

Oct 19, 2005
A tax panel appointed by President Bush has recommend changes to the tax code. The simple summary: Simplify. John Dimsdale has the story.
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A new tax code — maybe

Oct 18, 2005
The president has appointed a special panel to recommend changes to the tax code, all 3.5 million words of it. Today the panel said it's time to simplify. John Dimsdale has the story.
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Good marketing or privacy violation?

Oct 18, 2005
More than 100 groups, from peace activists to privacy advocates, want to know why the Department of Defense is spending tens of millions of dollars to keep track of young people. Hillary Wicai reports.
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Congressional travel — in a gray area

Oct 18, 2005
Tax law prohibits members of Congress from taking international trips paid for by private foundations. But Marketplace and Bob Williams from the Center for Public Integrity have learned California Republican Richard Pombo may have done just that. Click to hear — and read — Steve Henn's report.
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Vanguard's founder on risk and capitalism

Oct 18, 2005
In his new book <a href="http://www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/oop/click_ord/showdetail.html?sid=5325&isbn=0300109903&music=&buyable=0&assoc_id=&spring=">The Battle for the Soul of Caliptalism,</a> Vanguard founder John Bogle says that somewhere along the way, capitalism has gone awry. He talks to host Kai Ryssdal.
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Congress looks at Medicaid for cuts

Oct 18, 2005
One congressional proposal calls for a $10 billion cut in Medicaid spending, but a new report finds Medicaid is one of the few lifelines for the country's 800,000 foster children. Hillary Wicai reports.
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Gun liability changes

Oct 17, 2005
This week the House is expected to take up the Senate-passed bill to prohibit liability lawsuits against gun manufacturers and sellers, and to dismiss pending lawsuits. Scott Tong reports.
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