Segments From this episode
Health care isn't the only item lawmakers have to tackle. Tamara Keith reports that Congress' to-do list also includes climate legislation and reforming the financial regulatory system.
Lawmakers have been debating the public option in an overhaul to health care. But a compromise proposal may attract enough bipartisan support to pass. Joel Rose reports on the idea of regional insurance cooperatives.
The health care debate is putting climate change on the back burner, which means the U.S. may not pass a law to cut down greenhouse gas emissions anytime soon. Commentator Dan Esty says that's a cop out.
Kai Ryssdal reviews what listeners had to say about stories involving college majors, light bulbs, and commentaries about running and about higher education's placebo effect.
Companies are currently banned from paying for ads that take sides in an election campaign. But a case before the U.S. Supreme Court could bring about a change. Steve Henn reports.
Marketplace for Tuesday, September 8, 2009