DNC's Gaspard on Voter-ID Laws, Convention

Aug. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Patrick Gaspard, executive director of the Democratic National Committee, talks with Bloomberg's Al Hunt about President Barack Obama's reelection bid and preparations for Democratic National Convention. Bloomberg's Julie Davis and Julianna Goldman discuss Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign strategy and the Obama administration's response. Rich Miller reports on U.S. economic data. Commentators Kate O'Beirne and Margaret Carlson talk about the 2012 election. (Source: Bloomberg)
Attention Drawn Elsewhere as China Takes a Holiday
57:24 - Bloomberg’s Mark Barton charts the focus away from China as the country – and markets – take a holiday to commemorate the end of World War II. Attention now turns to today's European Central Bank monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt and Friday's U.S. jobs report. Mark takes a look at the Nikkei 225 Index, Swedish Krona and the 5-year forward inflation swap rate.
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