Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 21, 2011

The super committee's deadline to deal with the budget crisis in Washington is fast approaching, but still no solution has been reached. Hewlett-Packard announces activist Ralph Whitworth will join its board. And chicken producers have been feeling the hurt in tough economic times.

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PODCAST: Super committee nears the end

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) is questioned by reporters as he arrives for a meeting with fellow members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, or 'Supercommittee,' in the U.S. Capitol November 18, 2011 in Washington, DC.
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Congressional supercommittee member Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) heads into at House Democratic caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol November 18, 2011 in Washington, DC.
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Congressional super committee member Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) (C) is surrounded by reporters after leaving at House Democratic caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol November 18, 2011 in Washington, D.C.
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Chickens walk around in their pen at City Farm on September 30, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.
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