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A gavel handoff in Congress. Stock market surge. An assassination in Pakistan. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Outgoing Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California hands the gavel to Speaker-elect John Boehner of Ohio, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP)
Outgoing Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California hands the gavel to Speaker-elect John Boehner of Ohio, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP)

Change was all over in Washington this week. There was a big new gavel in the House,  a new Speaker – John Boehner, leading a new Republican majority.  And they're taking a running start at trying to roll back the Obama agenda, starting with health care.

There was big change at the White House, too, with a new team under the president. The  son of Chicago’s Boss Daley – former investment banker William Daley -  in charge as chief of staff.

We’ve got a raunchy Navy captain out on his ear; an unnerving assassination in Pakistan; and Goldman Sachs taking a bite out of Facebook.

Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
-Tom Ashbrook
Guests:

Nancy Cordes, congressional correspondent for CBS News.

Byron York, chief political correspondent and columnist for the Washington Examiner.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.

This program aired on January 7, 2011.

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