Noel King, managing producer for The Takeaway, looks at why the U.S. should be keeping a close eye on what's happening in Yemen, as well as in Iran. We also talk to Charlie Herman about the politics of the U.S. budget.
The jobs report for December is out with some good news: The unemployment rate is down to 9.4 percent, hitting the lowest it's been since May 2009. However, the number of jobs created, 103,000 in December, came in lower than expected.
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.
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.