Deficit cards on the table. A Chernobyl-scale rating in Japan. Mitt Romney reaches for the presidency, again. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
A wake up call for motorists this week as gas prices went tripping over four dollars a gallon. For air traffic controllers, as the axe came down after so much snoozing in the control tower.
And a wake-up for the country, as Republicans and Democrats went after the deficit. Different paths from President Obama and Republican Paul Ryan and a debate that will rage through 2012.
We’ve got a mother drowning herself and her kids in the Hudson. Europeans calling for more American fighters over Libya. A Chernobyl-scale rating in Japan.
This hour On Point, our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
- Tom Ashbrook
Nancy Cordes, congressional corrspondent for CBS News.
Jake Tapper, senior White House correspondent for ABC News.
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.
This program aired on April 15, 2011.