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Week In Review: GOP Sets Sights On Obama; Warren On A Senate Seat? 21:30
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Republicans debated in Iowa on Thursday ahead of this weekend's pivotal Ames Straw Poll. (AP)
Republicans debated in Iowa on Thursday ahead of this weekend's pivotal Ames Straw Poll. (AP)

Republican presidential hopefulls debate dogfood, lawn maintenance - oh yeah, and the economic turmoil in the U.S. Meanwhile, Sen. John Kerry is appointed to the bipartisan Congressional committee charged with reducing the U.S. deficit. Consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren dips a toe into the 2012 Massachusetts senate race. And as much as $30 million in Massachusetts special education funds may have been misspent on things like booze, country clubs, and sky-high salaries. Radio Boston takes on the week's news.

Guests:

  • Ken Cooper, independent journalist
  • Jeff Jacoby, columnist, Boston Globe

This program aired on August 12, 2011.

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