Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - April 8, 2011
What happened this week? D.C. narrowly avoided a government shutdown. Obama entered campaign mode. And Glenn Beck and Fox News broke up
This week, Japan grappled with another earthquake; House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) bargained over the budget; Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) released a bold long-term budget of his own; President Obama launched his campaign for a second term; Khalid Sheikh Mohammed gets the news that he'll be tried by a military court, after all; and Libya's Moammar Gadhafi hangs onto power.
Click inside for a rundown of the biggest news events — and reactions to them — that transpired over the last seven days.
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