With our panel of analysts, we talk about the week's top news:
- Gov. Deval Patrick announced an anticipated $540 million budget gap, attributing it to the "fiscal cliff."
- The jury in the corruption trial of former Mass. Treasurer Tim Cahill continues its deliberations.
- The MBTA fired the operator responsible for last week's Green Line trolley crash, which injured three dozen people.
This segment aired on December 7, 2012.