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President Obama has arrived in Europe today seeking resources to support democratic movements in the Middle East and North Africa. But Europe is struggling with its own finances, and may not receive the message with enthusiasm.
As new Republican candidates throw their hats into the ring for the 2012 presidential campaign, some are concerned about campaign fundraising in a difficult economic climate.
Presidential hopefuls are scrambling to begin raising money for the 2012 elections. Larry Sabato, director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, explains how this election's finances will be very different than 2008's.
The Chattanooga plant will open its doors tomorrow, bringing nearly 2,000 new jobs to Tennessee, but with employees receiving less in wages and benefits than from U.S. carmakers.
As politicians look forward to the 2012 campaign, many analysts are curious how the difference in economic climates will shape political fundraising. Alex Burns from Politico explains.
More than 8,300 people are currently on waiting lists in over 10 sates to get drugs used to treat symptoms of HIV and AIDS. Jennifer Kates of the Kaiser Family Foundation explains.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, May 23, 2011