Week in the News

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Steps and half-steps were taken this week in the news. Immigration hasn't moved, but the Senate passed an energy bill last night. Yes, it calls for higher mileage cars for the first time in decades, and a lot more ethanol. No, it doesn't tax oil companies to boost wind and solar energy.

In New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is out of the GOP but not into the presidential race — yet. There is White House talk of closing Guantanamo. It was a rough week for Giuliani. Hillary's got a theme song. Walmart's got a bank.

This hour On Point: we go behind the week's headlines with top analysts, Jack Beatty, and you.


Jake Tapper, ABC News' Senior National Correspondent

E.J. Kessler, Associate Editorial Page Editor for the New York Post

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and Senior Editor at the Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on June 22, 2007.


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