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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Mexican President Felipe Calderon at the end of a joint news conference at the Los Pinos presidential residence on April 16, 2009 in Mexico City. President Obama is in Mexico for a brief official visit on his way to attend the Summit of the Americas in the Caribbean. (AP)
President Barack Obama shakes hands with Mexican President Felipe Calderon at the end of a joint news conference at the Los Pinos presidential residence on April 16, 2009 in Mexico City. President Obama is in Mexico for a brief official visit on his way to attend the Summit of the Americas in the Caribbean. (AP)

The economy still looms over everything, and sends mixed signals. President Obama says we’re not out of the woods, but we may have seen the worst. Tax day brings angry "tea parties" around the country.

The Obama administration takes a new tack with Iran, and Iran responds.

This hour, On Point: Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

You can join the conversation. What’s your top story this week? Are you following President Obama’s trip to Mexico? Did you join a tea party?

Tell us what you think — here on this page, on Twitter, and on Facebook.Guests:

Joining us from Washington is Janet Hook, staff writer for the Washington bureau of the Los Angeles Times.

Also from Washington, we're joined by Gebe Martinez, political columnist and contributor to Politico.

And from Hanover, N.H., is Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic.

This program aired on April 17, 2009.

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