Washington: Jay Newton-Small, of Time Magazine, discusses the week's health care reform negotiations in the Senate a day after President Obama huddled his party for a "pep talk." Sports Takeouts: Takeaway sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin questions if Texas belongs in the BCS Championship; and he previews the Ravens vs. the Packers on Monday Night Football. Listeners' Takeouts: Listeners have written and called in to tell us how the better-than-expected unemployment numbers are affecting their towns and neighborhoods. Some are wondering what worse than expected might look like.

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