World leaders react to a historic shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba. Pakistan buries victims of a school massacre by the Taliban. And U.S. officials say North Korea is behind the hacking of Sony Pictures. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
California in a state of financial crisis. Governor Schwarzenegger calls on the federal government for more help. Fears that California’s economic condition is a harbinger of things to come for the rest of the nation.
- Chris Edwards Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute. He is the creator of the website 'down sizing the federal government.'
- Ezra Klein columnist for the Washington Post and Newsweek
- Corina Eckl Fiscal Program Director, National Conference of State Legislatures
- Nicholas Johnson Director of the State Fiscal Project at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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