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Victory in Iraq may be hard to picture, but victory was at hand for George W. Bush in Washington this week, as Democrats folded on their demand for troops withdrawal deadlines and gave the president the money to go on funding the war — until September.

On immigration, there was fury and outrage and a chance that a huge new immigration bill may squeak through anyway. Gas is through the roof, and may go higher. Mayor Bloomberg wants hybrid taxis in New York. Lebanon's a mess. Mary Cheney has a baby.

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


Susan Milligan, national political correspondent, The Boston Globe

Jonathan Capehart, editorial board member, The Washington Post

Gina Cavallaro, reporter, The Army Times.

This program aired on May 25, 2007.


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