As Florida voters head to the polls today, Republicans John McCain and Mitt Romney are in a dead heat. The two have been thrashing each other on the economy and national security for a week, both hoping to clinch the Florida primary. In addition, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who didn't campaign in the earliest primary states, needs a strong finish tonight to remain a viable presidential candidate.
This afternoon the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the economic stimulus package that would put checks worth $600 and $1,200 in the hands of most working Americans and also give tax breaks to businesses. But in the Senate, the fate of the bill is up in the air as senators from both parties are expected to tack on billions to assist unemployed workers and senior citizens.
Internet auction site eBay announced today that it will cut by half the amount sellers pay to list their goods online in an effort to attract more sellers and stay competitive. The online market website has struggled the past few years as its growth has flattened and fewer items have been put up for sale on the site.