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Former Illinois Congressman Ray LaHood's nomination as Transportation Secretary makes him one of few Republicans to join the Obama team. Sam Eaton reports how the Transportation Department could benefit from his oversight.
Chrysler is under pressure to sell off assets after its $4 billion bailout loan from the U.S. government. The automaker is said to be in talks with Renault-Nissan, which Renault-Nissan denies. Stephen Beard reports.
Small businesses strapped for cash could use help from the Small Business Association more than ever. But recent changes to one of its popular loan programs has put a strain on women and minority owners. Ronni Radbill reports.
The House of Representatives will try to hand President-elect Obama a bill expanding the expanding the State Children's Health Insurance Program. But John Dimsdale reports revenue sources may be a concern.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 14, 2009