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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Rick Santorum suspends his presidential campaign, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination. President Obama continues to press his case for the proposed tax reform that would require millionaires to pay 30 percent of their income in federal taxes. A new book aims to dymystify the national debt. Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn resigned this morning. Health reporter Gregory Warner explains why medical billing codes are so significant. And we look into why only 35 percent of hybrid owners choose to buy another hybrid when it's time to trade in.

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Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett waves at the New York Stock Exchange after ringing the opening bell on September 30, 2011 in New York City. A proposed 30 percent minimum tax on millionaires supported by Buffett and currently being pushed by President Obama has become known as The Buffett Rule.
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Supporters of republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney stand next to a national debt clock during a rally at Exeter High School on January 8, 2012 in Exeter, N.H.
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Surrounded by members of his family, Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum announces he will be suspending his campaign during a press conference at the Gettysburg Hotel on April 10, 2012 in Gettysburg, Penn.
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