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Republicans announced today their "Pledge to America," the 2010 fall Republican agenda. Republican Congressmen said they wanted to cancel President Obama's $800 billion stimulus plan. Marketplace's John Dimsdale looks at whether that'll make a difference.
Unemployment hovers around 10 percent -- a good chunk of the population. An affiliate of the AFL-CIO is trying to mobilize those unemployed to get liberal Democrats into offices -- but it's going to be a challenge to get them into the voting booths.
The Food and Drug Administration will limit access patients have to the diabetes drug Avandia. But a study suggested that there's a 40 percent increase in risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke and death among Avandia users.
Insurance companies are looking forward to healthy young people back on their books, now that the age children can stay on their parents' health insurance jumped from 19 to 26. But first, they'll have to convince young people that it's worth it.
A district court judge in Manhattan ordered a condo developer to return the deposit of a buyer. Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson looks into the potential impact of this ruling.
Marketplace for Thursday, September 23, 2010