Reason For Optimism? Two Sides Talking On Debt Ceiling
By: Steve Inskeep and Mara Liasson
October 11, 2013
There were talks at the White House on Thursday between President Obama and Republican leaders. House Speaker Boehner proposed a six-week extension on raising the debt ceiling. He did not mention anything about completely reopening the federal government.
The president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, chats about the future of higher education — and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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