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  • Biden’s V-P Role

    The president’s confidant – not the deputy president. That’s how Joe Biden sees his role as vice president to President Barack Obama. Biden says he hopes he can help the president shape policy. And Biden…

  • Mushrooming Federal Deficit

    For the past several years, former Comptroller General David Walker has been traveling the country, trying to warn of the looming problems from the mushrooming federal deficit. He was even the star of a critically…

  • The Marine One Breach

    We’re learning more about how sensitive diagrams of Marine One got into the hands of a computer user in Iran. CNN Washington Correspondent Brian Todd tells us that the defense subcontractor actually took the information…

  • At the Arab Summit

    Sudan’s President got a welcome reception at an Arab Summit despite being charged by the International Criminal Court. We talked to CNN’s Brian Todd about the response by human rights groups.

  • National Security Threats

    Which poses a larger threat to national security? Nuclear weapons or a stolen, renegade plane? Actually, both are considered serious threats. But we’re learning more about how officials deal with each circumstance from CNN Washington…

  • Budget cuts coming

    The President is set to unveil details of his 2010 budget today. The White House also plans to release information on cuts to 121 federal programs. CNN’s Dick Uliano reports that could save $17 billion…

  • CNN’s Brian Todd on Iran, Afghanistan

    In our weekly chat with CNN’s Brian Todd, we talk about the details of the release of journalist Roxana Saberi in Iran. Also, we discuss the alarming incident involving scores of young girls who have…

  • Thinking about a Plan B on Gitmo

    President Obama is defending his decision to shutter the military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He says the prison has made the United States less safe and set back the country’s “moral authority.” But…

  • Foreign policy update

    From North Korea to Israel: several foreign-policy issues have cropped up on the White House radar over the past few days. We learn about them from CNN Washington correspondent Brian Todd, who starts off by…

  • Congressmen and contracting

    A federal grand jury has subpoenaed Democratic congressman Pete Visclosky of Indiana in a corruption probe. It’s part of an investigation into a former lobbying firm that gave millions in campaign contributions to members of…