This week, hedge fund king Raj Rajaratnam was found guilty on all charges, Bin Laden'd diaries were found and President Obama gave a speech on immigration.
This week, Osama bin Laden's diary was found, detailing his plans for new targets and big body counts. And the waters are still rising in the uneasy Mississippi Delta.
President Obama puts immigration reform back on the table with his big speech this week, as John Boehner plays hardball on the debt ceiling. While Newt Gingrich says he’s in the race for 2012 and Mitt Romney tackles his own legacy on healthcare reform.
In Washington, big oil defends tax breaks and the White House extends a controversial invite to a rapper.
And it's splitsville for another power couple.
This hour On Point: the news roundtable goes behind the headlines
- Bob Oakes
Margaret Talev, White House correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers.
Bob Cusack, managing editor at The Hill.
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.
This program aired on May 13, 2011.