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Tarek Mehanna supporters stand in the rain with a sign outside of U.S. District Court in Boston, Oct. 27. (AP)
Tarek Mehanna supporters stand in the rain with a sign outside of U.S. District Court in Boston, Oct. 27. (AP)

This week the federal terrorism trial of Tarek Mehanna concluded. The verdict: guilty on all charges.

Meanwhile, the GOP presidential candidates race on. This week, Mitt Romney took his bus tour to New Hampshire and declined a one-on-one debate with Newt Gingrich.

And Friday Congress extended the payroll tax cut, but it wasn't easy.

Radio Boston discusses the week's top stories.

Guests:

  • Joan Vennocchi, columnist, The Boston Globe
  • Peter Canellos, editorial page editor, The Boston Globe

This program aired on December 23, 2011.

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