Is marriage the answer? Congress is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to encourage marriage. One argument for marriage is that married couples have better incomes than singles raising children.9:06 a.m.
Ron Haskins: Co-director of the Center on Children and Families at the Brookings Institution. He also has served as senior advisor to President George W. Bush on welfare issues.
Lisalyn Jacobs: Vice president for government relations for Legal Momentum (formerly known as the NOW Legal Defense Fund). She worked on the 1996 welfare reform law.
Talking Volumes: Isabel Allende Broadcast of Talking Volumes with author Isabel Allende. Her book is "Ines of My Soul." Allende's latest work is based on the life of Spanish warrior Ines Suarez. The conversation was recorded at the Fitzgerald Theater on November 17.10:06 a.m.
Isabel Allende: Author also of "House of Spirits."