White House winner will have to deal with housing, European debt problems

The election is all about the economic recovery in the next presidential term: the broken housing market and the European debt crisis.

Lawyers and doctors scuffle with riot police during an anti-austerity protest outside the Finance Ministry in Athens on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. Civil servants and private sector workers staged a nationwide general strike on Thursday to protest new austerity measures the government is still negotiating with the debt-ridden country's international creditors. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Lawyers and doctors scuffle with riot police during an anti-austerity protest outside the Finance Ministry in Athens on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. Civil servants and private sector workers staged a nationwide general strike on Thursday to protest new austerity measures the government is still negotiating with the debt-ridden country's international creditors. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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