President Barack Obama has proposed opening up new areas for offshore drilling, including in the Atlantic. For this month's Environmental Outlook, Diane and her guests discuss the prospects for finding oil and gas offshore, and the environmental and safety concerns.
Analysts join Diane for a discussion of the implications of Texas Republican Tom DeLay’s announcement he will give up his seat in the House of Representatives.
- Ron Elving Washington editor for NPR.
- Jonathan Weisman White House reporter for "The Wall Street Journal."
- Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
- Bob Benenson editor, cqpolitics.com; political editor, Congressional Quarterly
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