As the 111th Congress comes to a close, there are still a number of key issues to be decided upon. Congressman Peter Welch discusses the issues the lame duck session will address, including a new food safety bill, the repeal of the so-called Bush tax cuts and the recommendations of the Deficit Commission.
Plus, Senator Patrick Leahy discusses a new study from the Pentagon regarding the military’s "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" Policy. He looks at the likelihood of having the policy repealed by the lame duck Congress.
And, we listen back to the voices in the news this week.