It was a week where most of the political activity was focused here in Washington, as President Obama and congressional Republicans said nice things about each other but still have yet to work out a deal on the expiring Bush-era tax cuts, extending unemployment insurance, repealing "Don't Ask Don't Tell," or passing the New START Treaty with Russia.
And you thought the big story of the week was the return of LeBron James to Cleveland.
This week's episode of our "It's All Politics" podcast also delves into the Charlie Rangel and Tom DeLay ethics outcomes, as well as the slew of folks who want to replace Michael Steele at the RNC.
And you can hear it all here:
Credits (as it were) —
Nonstop talkers: Ron Elving and Ken Rudin
Producer: Tom Dreisbach
Editor: Cathy Shaw
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