Mitt Romney’s $10,000 Bet, New Testimony in UK Phone Hacking Investigation, Avoiding Holiday Scams: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: Mitt Romney is trying to downplay the $10,000 bet he offered to Rick Perry in Saturday night’s GOP presidential candidates debate to try to disprove Perry’s claim that he deleted parts of his book that supported a health care mandate. Romney laughed off suggestions that his pricey bet sent the wrong message. We’ll find […]

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A British parliamentary committee has questioned Rupert and James Murdoch about the phone hacking scandal. We’ll get an update on what’s happened today. Stem cells hold great promise for the treatment of a host of diseases, but fraudulent claims of cures for everything from paralysis to old age are appearing. The only independent organization vetting […]

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President Obama is nominating former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which officially opens on Thursday. Elizabeth Warren, who created and has been leading the bureau over the past year, didn’t get the job, but some say the financial industry is just as scared of Cordray because of his […]