- The end of the Clinton Campaign
Hillary Clinton plans to announce the suspension of her campaign on Saturday and express her support for Barack Obama. Midmorning looks at what the Obama campaign needs to do to gain the support of Clinton backers, and whether Senator Clinton's decision to hold on to her delegates have an effect on the convention?9:06 a.m.
Susan Page: Washington bureau chief for USA Today.
Thomas Schaller: political scientist at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and author of "whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South." He also writes for the Baltimore Sun and the American Prospect. joins us by phone from Baltimore.
Elaine Kamarck: lecturer in public policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a superdelegate.
- Rainy day saving and spending
We may have rebate checks in our pockets or bank accounts. But we're not buying big ticket items, according to the latest retail sales figures. Consumers still managed to spend more than analysts expected, though. Ruth Hayden says these days, putting money aside has to be automatic.10:06 a.m.
Ruth Hayden: personal finance consultant.
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