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Civil war in Libya. Wisconsin rages on. The Obama administration reverses course on the Defense of Marriage Act. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Libyan protesters shout slogans against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi during a demonstration in Tobruk, Libya, Wednesday. (AP)
Libyan protesters shout slogans against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi during a demonstration in Tobruk, Libya, Wednesday. (AP)

Caligula back in North Africa this week, as Muammar Qaddafi mowed down his own people. And still they rebel. From Tripoli to Bahrain, the Arab uprising goes on.

In Wisconsin, the American showdown over labor, budgets and power still boils. A victory for Republicans in the state assembly, but Democrats still holding out.

Gay marriage back in the news, as the President takes a turn on the Defense of Marriage Act.

We’ve got earthquake in New Zealand. Pirate murder. A terror plot in Texas. A Rahm win in Chicago.

This hour On Point: our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
- Tom Ashbrook
Guests:

Clarence Page, Pulitzer prize- winning columnist for the Chicago Tribune.

Abderrahim Foukara, Washington bureau chief for the Al Jazeera Arabic channel.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.

This program aired on February 25, 2011.

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