Ahead on Your Bottom Line

The July jobs report has become a political chew toy for both presidential candidates and their parties. But caught in the middle are nearly 13 million Americans out of work and looking for government leadership. Can President Obama return to break-even on jobs with three more unemployment reports to go before November 6th, or is our economy just not positioned for that kind of growth? Economists Peter Navarro, Diane Swonk and CNN Political Director Mark Preston discuss.

Also, Christine goes home to Iowa for a first-hand look at the drought that has devastated corn and soybean farms across the Midwest. She talks to generations of farmers who put this year's drought in perspective and she shows you how their misfortunes will soon make their way into higher costs for you at the supermarket.