Week in the News

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The news of the week began on the presidential campaign trail, where Democrats tried to rough up Hillary Clinton and knock her off her front-runner game. It ended with President Bush calling Senate Democrats unfair over their doubts about Michael Mukasey's views on torture.

Meanwhile, a year before the general election, a new poll shows a discontented nation. Also, The Dow takes a nose dive. Asian markets plummet. And are the Red Sox really champions if nobody saw them win?

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

William McKenzie, editorial page columnist for the Dallas Morning News.

Eleanor Clift, contributing editor at Newsweek magazine.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on November 2, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.