Online retailers lobbying against a sales tax proposal and the TSA tries out a new risk-based screening
First he took on the big banks, getting the debit card swipe fee axed. Now Illinois Senator Dick Durbin is trying to take on online retailers, making them charge the same sales tax their store front competitors have. Of course, these online businesses aren't going down without a fight. They are lobbying to make sure this proposal doesn't become reality. Roll Call's Janie Lorber explains how big business and politics are intersecting again.
The Transportation Security Administration is trying out a new type of security where agents ask frequent fliers questions before boarding. Only four airports are using it right now. Mickey McCarter explains how it works and what else the TSA has changed in recent months.