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Foxconn eyeing swing states for U.S. manufacturing plant

A security guard stands at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, Southern city in China, Thursday, May 27, 2010. A young man became the 10th worker to jump to his death at a Foxconn Technology Group factory in the city, just hours after the company’s chairman toured the plant that makes iPods and other top-selling gadgets, state-run media said.  (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Taiwan-based Foxconn plans to invest $7 billion in a U.S. manufacturing facility. Where it places its factory has as much to do with politics as business.

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