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.
- Joan Vennocchi, columnist, The Boston Globe
- Peter Canellos, editorial page editor, The Boston Globe
This program aired on December 23, 2011.