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Midterm countdown. The Midwest pummeled by a “Great Lakes cyclone.” Cholera in Haiti. It's our weekly news roundtable.

An early voting trailer in Las Vegas, Oct. 29, 2010. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
An early voting trailer in Las Vegas, Oct. 29, 2010. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

So, here we are. The last Friday before midterm elections that may pull the plug on the “hope and change” bandwagon that rolled Barack Obama into office. Democrats say “don’t give up.” Republicans say “give it up.”

On Tuesday, voters will decide. Across the country this week, we've seen fevered politics and a flood of hard ads – often ‘funder unknown.’ Bill Clinton joined the fray in Florida. There was a Tea Party head-stomping in Kentucky. And House Republicans say they’re ready to be the “no compromise” majority.

Politics are in full flood. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
-Tom Ashbrook
Guests:

Candy Crowley, chief political correspondent for CNN and host of CNN's "State of the Union."

Janet Hook, political reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.

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This program aired on October 29, 2010.

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