Freeport, Illinois a prime example of two visions for America
President Obama and Vice President Biden say Mitt Romney is trying to forget his stated economic policies for America. The citizens of Freeport, Illinois won't let Romney forget. Workers are being laid off from a Bain-owned factory. Ed Schultz talks with Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., and Congressional candidate Cheri Bustos about the future of middle class jobs under a Romney presidency.
Bain's gain is America's loss
What is Sensata Technologies and why is it important enough for Ed Schultz to host his show from Freeport, Illinois? Ed explains exactly what the Romney economic model is costing America.
Sensata workers speak out
Ed Schultz is in Freeport, Illinois, talking with workers from Sensata Technologies. The company's doing just fine, yet Bain Capital is shutting down the plant in Freeport and shipping jobs overseas. Ed talks with two Sensata workers, Joanne Penniston and Bonnie Borman, as well as Fred Redmond, International Vice President for Human Affairs for the United Steelworkers.
The national impact of Romney outsourcing
A look at the impact of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital’s outsourcing, from Freeport to the entire country. Ed Schultz broadcasts from the Sensata plant in Freeport, Illinois and talks with Freeport’s Mayor, George Gaulrapp, and The Nation Magazine’s John Nichols about the impact of Romney’s economic model.
Sensata workers to Romney: 'Save our jobs'
Ed Schultz asks workers in Freeport, Illinois, whose jobs are being outsourced to China because of Bain Capital, what they would like to say to Mitt Romney.
Romney's economic model exposed
Mitt Romney's economic model is on full display in Freeport, Illinois. Voters have a very important decision to make when the head to the polls on November 6th. Do they want a country where everyone plays by the same set of rules? Or do they want a country where the rich play by their own rules at the expense of the middle class? Ed Schultz weighs in on it all.