I sat down in Rochester, New Hampshire earlier this week with Rudy Giuliani, the national front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination. In between town hall meetings, where he's trying to erase Mitt Romney'slead in the first primary state, we discussed a wide range of issues--from his new health care plan designed to counter Democrats' "socialized medicine," to his opposition to private equity tax increases that he says could damage capital markets, to his support for free trade with China despite protectionist pressures.
Here is our conversation, in two parts. The first deals with his health care plan, and the second focuses on the economic issues.
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