Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 2, 2013
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A break from Washington D.C. for some global political drama in Italy. Also, President Obama will meet with bank executives from around the world today to discuss the debt ceiling. But how much sway does Wall Street have these days? And we hear from a primary care doctor in Camden, NJ, about what she's expecting will change now that the health exchanges are open for business.
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Posted In: debt ceiling, government shutdown 2013
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