Every Monday on The Takeaway, hosts John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee guide you through what to keep an eye on for the coming week. Today, they're joined by WNYC's Charlie Herman and the Cleveland Plain-Dealer's Connie Schultz.
Charlie Herman looks at what lawmakers need do this week, as well as how much this downgrade will likely end up affecting consumer competence. Callie Crossley talks about what the president needs to do this week before he heads out on this tour.
Yesterday was the worst day on Wall Street in three years. Charlie Herman and Louise Story discuss why the jobs report was stronger than expected, and whether governmental institutions are capable of managing the economy.