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Mexican President defends reforms amid economic slowdown


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In Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto defended his record in his state of the nation speech Monday amid controversy over a program of reforms he has touted during his nine months in office.

Shannon O'Neil joins the show to discuss how Peña Nieto's ambitious plans for education, energy, taxes and the drug war have been panning out. She's a Senior Fellow for Latin American Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of the book, "Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States and the Road Ahead."