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Tea Party triumph. A surge in American poverty. Reggie Bush surrenders his Heisman. It's our weekly news roundtable.

Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell after winning the Republican nomination in Delaware, Sept. 14, 2010. (AP)
Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell after winning the Republican nomination in Delaware, Sept. 14, 2010. (AP)

Political winds moving this week. In whose direction, not yet clear.

A surprise Tea Party primary victory in Delaware gave hope to Democrats and rocked the Republican mainline. But what it means for November’s midterms is still up for grabs.

New poverty number out, and up. Drug use, up. Home foreclosures, up. Elizabeth Warren tapped as Wall Street watchdog. Republicans rallying around tax cuts for top earners. And Jon Stewart calling a rally on the Mall in Washington. It's all in our weekly news roundtable.
-Tom Ashbrook
Guests:

Kate Zernike, reporter for the New York Times and author of the new book "Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America."

Howard Fineman, senior Washington correspondent and columnist at Newsweek, and an analyst for NBC and MSNBC.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.

This program aired on September 17, 2010.

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