The President unveils his plan for trimming the deficit with a 10:30 Rose Garden speech. It includes $1.5 trillion in new taxes, 250 billion dollars in reductions in Medicare spending and $1Trillion in savings from troop withdrawals in Afghanistan and Iraq. It faces a steep uphill battle in Congress.
New polling from NYTimes/CBS has more bad news for President Obama.. his lowest approval rating so far in that poll.. but it also suggests there’s some dissatisfaction with the GOP field so far.
Keep a close eye on Greece today where we should get a better idea of how close (or not) they are to default.
Investigators working to figure out what happened in two air show disasters.. many questions remain.
A group of religious leaders just back from Iran calling for the release of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal. We still don’t know when and if they’ll be released.
Big terror sweep in Britain. UK police arrest 7 in anti-terror operation.
Testimony begins today in the trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky. He’s the second man tried for that horrific Connecticut home invasion.
The CA Coroner trying to figure out if a body found over the weekend is that of missing CA nurse Michelle Le. A woman is being held in her murder.