China's family planning commission has released a survey saying that 70% of Chinese women wish they could have two babies or more partially because they worry that an only child is likely to become lonely or spoiled.
At today's hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Attorney General nominee Eric Holder is expected to undergo tough questioning. Guest: Jeff Rosen, professor of law at George Washington University and legal affirs editor at 'The New Republic.'
A new study found that while the number of sexual predators using the web is significantly less than originally thought, cyberbullying is a bigger problem. The Takeaway talks with Larry Magid, CNET blogger and Connect Safely co-director.
Now that gas prices have plunged, Hugo Chavez is gently cozying up to companies like Chevron and Shell to see if they'd like to return to Venezuela for business. For more on this turn of events, we are joined by Simon Romero for the New York Times.
Confirmation hearings for members of President-elect Obama's cabinet continue and in the hot seat today is Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano, nominated as Secretary of Homeland Security. Guest: Matt Benson, a political reporter for the Arizona Republic.
Since the day he took office, President Bush's colorful speech has created a stir. Over the years his turns of phrases have been not so much controversial as they've been cryptic. Jacob Weisberg of The Slate Group coins them Bushisms.
Congress is currently debating the possibility of bankruptcy reform, but does this legal insulation meant to protect the American worker still function in this economic climate? Alvin Hall, a financial consultant, shares his advice on The Takeaway.
Between the ongoing confirmation hearings and increasingly tense negotiations on the stimulus package and TARP, it's sure to be another momentous day on the Hill. The Takeaway's guest host, Capitol News Connection reporter Todd Zwillich, gives us details.
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