Week in the News

Democrats in Congress wrapped up their first year in power this week, touting accomplishments on energy and the minimum wage — while the President got his way on the major issue of war funding.

Congressional investigators dove into CIA records on destroyed interrogation tapes.

The EPA put a roadblock in the path of California's and other states' efforts to curb greenhouse gases.

And with the first votes just two weeks away, the presidential race looks more and more like a toss-up.

This hour, On Point: our weekly news roundtable tackles these stories and more.
-James Hattori


Matthew Continetti, associate editor at The Weekly Standard.

Roy Sekoff, founding editor of The Huffington Post.

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

This program aired on December 21, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.


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