Bridges, Roads and Power Grids: Our Aging Infrastructure

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Last week's bridge collapse on an Interstate freeway in Washington State has re-focused attention on America's aging infrastructure. Could it happen to you? What are the consequences for the economy? Is it time for federal spending for repair and construction, and to stimulate the economy? Also, the first drone strike after Obama's policy shift roils Pakistan, and Michele Bachmann drops out of politics.

Banner image: Workers remove the second vehicle from rive after the Skagit River Bridge collapse. Photo: Washington State Department of Transportation