The Philippines is a country of more than 100 million people. Its history and its proximity to China have made it an important U.S. ally, but it's had its share of challenges.
Congressman-elect Matt Salmon
Former Arizona Congressman Matt Salmon talks about his return to the U.S. House following a twelve-year absence. Salmon tells Here and Now Host Steve Goldstein that he would have voted against the fiscal cliff legislation that passed the House on Tuesday night. Salmon also says he plans to work across the aisle, citing his friendship with Democratic Congressman Ed Pastor of Arizona.