On Tuesday, voters in New Hampshire will decide the second phase of the Republican presidential nominating contest, picking from a smaller field of GOP candidates than competed in Iowa. Host Scott Simon talks with NPR's Don Gonyea about how the candidates are faring and the significance of the primary.
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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