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Now Playing: 07-02-12 Marketplace

Heat waves in the Midwest are exacerbating rough drought conditions for the farming industry there. Meanwhile, storms in the east disrupted Amazon's data center and cloud service this weekend. Opponents of Obama's health care plan say that it will be the largest tax in the history of our country -- reporter Shereen Marisol Meraji does some fact-checking. Mexicans are hopeful its newly elected president and government will bring better times. And Tess Vigeland talks to Frank Partnoy, author of a new book that explores how slowing down in a fast-paced world can actually help with decision-making.