The Company Memo: Monday, July 22, 2013

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By John Axelrod
Credit: AP Photo/Matt Dunham
Credit: AP Photo/Matt Dunham

The royal baby is finally on its way! msnbc’s Chris Jansing is reporting live outside St. Mary’s hospital in London, where the Duchess of Cambridge could give birth to her first prince or princess any minute.

President Obama’s surprise speech on Friday sparked a national debate on the status of race relations in America. National Urban League President Marc Morial joins Jansing & Co. to discuss the speech and the Justice Department’s probe into the Zimmerman case.

The federal government bailed out Detroit’s auto industry… so now should they do the same for the city? Officials insist no government bailout is in the works, even as  health and pension benefits for the city’s 21,000 employees face significant cuts. Our strategists will discuss what they think the government should do about the suffering city.

And Pope Francis will take his first trip abroad since assuming the papacy earlier this year. On Monday he’ll visit Brazil, the world’s largest Catholic country, to celebrate World Youth Day. We’ll discuss the Pope’s agenda and what he hopes to accomplish on the trip.

The Company Memo: Monday, July 22, 2013

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