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With oil prices at just about $103 a barrel, some members of Congress are asking President Obama to open the nation's strategic oil reserve in an effort to bring down the cost of gasoline.
Kai Ryssdal talks to Cardiff Garcia from the Financial Times and Felix Salmon from Reuters about the jobs numbers out today, and the possibility of a government shutdown.
Duke University professor of economics and Islamic studies Timur Kuran talks about how Islamic law has held back business development in the Middle East.
Marketplace for March 4, 2011