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Vice President Joe Biden gestures as he speaks at Tel Aviv University in Israel on Thursday, March 11, 2010. (AP)
Vice President Joe Biden gestures as he speaks at Tel Aviv University in Israel on Thursday, March 11, 2010. (AP)

And at home, on health care reform, the president says, “I don’t get worn down, I wear them down.”

We’ve got Jihad Jane. Congressman Eric Massa, out after allegations of harassment and a “tickle fight” confession.

Conservatives going after Liz Cheney. And Chief Justice John Roberts may pull his court from the State of the Union.

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

Joining us from New York is George Packer, staff writer for The New Yorker. His piece in the current issue is “Obama’s Lost Year: The President’s Failure to Connect With Ordinary Americans.” His most recent book is “Interesting Times: Writings From a Turbulent Decade.”

From Washington we're joined by Andrea Seabrook,congressional correspondent for NPR.

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

This program aired on March 12, 2010.

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