The Week in News

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If you've ever wanted to see Washington at full boil, this was the week to do it — action, aliens, heads of state, cash in the freezer, and Congress on the war path.

We had George Bush standing down on "dead or alive" and "bring it on." Hillary Clinton was standing up with biomass and wonk speak. Even Al Gore was buzzing theaters with his Hollywood attack on the ozone hole.

The GOP House and Senate have now drawn battle lines on immigration. Tony Blair and Israel's Ehud Olmert huddled in the Oval Office as Iran stayed defiant on nukes. Dick Cheney may get a summons in the Scooter Libby trial. There were bad news on Marines, and distant thunder as the mighty fall at Enron.

Hear about this week's wild action in Washington.


Bill Schneider, senior political analyst for CNN

Bennett Roth, Washington correspondent for the Houston Chronicle

Gerard Baker, U.S. Editor for The Times of London

Jack Beatty, On Point News Analyst, senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on May 26, 2006.


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