This morning, President Obama addressed the nation and the world from L'Aquila, Italy, the site of the G8 summit. Joining The Takeaway to parse the speech are April Ryan, White House Correspondent, and Washington Correspondent, Todd Zwillich.
Ted Olson, Solicitor General under George W. Bush, argues this week against Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on gay marriage. He spoke with The Takeaway's Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich about his motivation for taking the case.
The House passed a bill to curb global warming only when eight Republicans tipped the balance in the Democrats' favor. Joining the show is The Takeaway's Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich to explain details of the bill.
Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich discusses health care reform with Iowa Senator Tom Harkin. The Takeaway also hears from Rutgers professor Louise Russell, whose research challenges the idea that preventive medicine lowers medical costs.
Supreme Court nominee Sonya Sotomayor met with key senators, amidst harsh criticism about her past statements and rulings. The Takeaway talks to Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich, who followed Sotomayor on Capitol Hill.
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