PODCAST: Is Congress smarter than a 7th grader?

A teacher welcomes pupils in a classroom at David Johnston primary school on September 4, 2012.

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Justin Timberlake is an unlikely casino industry spokesman, but the American Gaming Association is using his new movie "Runner Runner" to lobby for more regulation on Internet gambling.

As the fight over the nation's budget continues, we pose the question: Is Congress smarter than a seventh grader?

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David Brancaccio is the host of Marketplace Morning Report. Follow David on Twitter @DavidBrancaccio

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