Governor Deval Patrick offered a sweeping plan to raise income taxes, cut the sales tax and boost state spending on education, transportation and infrastructure by almost two billion dollars.
A month after the deadly shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary school, President Obama challenges Congress to ban assault weapons and expand background checks, among other measures to reduce gun violence.
And big questions this week for U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz about the prosecution of Aaron Swartz, the internet-activist who killed himself one week ago. Did the government prosecutors over-reach?
This segment aired on January 18, 2013.