Week In News Roundtable

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So, it's confrontation time this week in Washington. Congressional Democrats are casting votes on Iraq war funding with pullout dates attached. Authorizing subpoenas for top White House officials, including Karl Rove, in the US Attorneys inquiry. Lining up — at least rhetorically — with Al Gore on warnings a "planetary emergency" on climate.

Republicans are drawing some lines, breaking some ranks. We've got John Edwards staying in the campaign as his wife, Elizabeth, confronts cancer, again. A pet food scare. The UN secretary general takes a near-miss mortar round in Baghdad.

This hour On Point: we'll dig into a week in the news, with top analysts, Jack Beatty and you.


Richard Wolffe, Senior White House Correspondent for Newsweek Magazine

Paul Kiel, Deputy Editor of Talking Points Memo and Reporter and blogger for the investigative blog

Jack Beatty
On Point News Analyst and Senior Editor of The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on March 23, 2007.


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