It's a good bet the economy's going to be a major topic of discussion during the Democratic presidential debate tonight in Los Angeles. Kai Ryssdal talks with Sen. Hillary Clinton's economic adviser Gene Sperling about her proposals.
The world's largest bond insurer, MBIA, posted a quarterly loss of $2.3 billion largely due to fallout from mortgage-backed securities. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on the impacts on government projects funded by municipal bond markets.
The plain pages of U.S. passports are now being replaced with pages displaying Americana and quotes of famous presidents. Commentator and travel writer Karrie Jacobs says the new look is not something she's proud to have in hand.
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