There was lots of mail about our interview last week with Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, especially what he said about the taxes paid by a family of four making $50,000 a year under the current tax system. Host Scott Simon reads letters from our listeners about that story and more.
A short-term fix for the nearly empty Highway Trust Fund is a step closer to President Obama's desk. Congress has been talking about the long-term problems with the construction account, but the two chambers have not agreed on a long-term solution.
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