In Illinois, voters hope election results will boost economy

Mar 21, 2012
Workers in Rockford, Ill., are divided on how much the auto bailout helped the local economy. Many hope yesterday's primary election might be the first step in helping factory areas in the state fully recover.

The economic lives of two blue-collar voters

Mar 20, 2012
They differ on politics, but both see college as a way to help their kids do better than they have.

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