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Airing on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015: The president’s budget is out today, a $4 trillion blueprint for how the U.S. should spend its money. The budget is also a signal that there may be one area where the administration and Congress can compromise: corporate taxes. Plus, what were the ad makers thinking? According to Nationwide, its Super Bowl ad titled “The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up” was a push to highlight preventable accidents at home as the No. 1 killer of children. The day after, it's the most buzzed about ad, but not necessarily in a good way. Is all publicity really good publicity?…read more