Time is quickly running out for the super committee to forge
some kind of grand compromise on the budget and deficit. At 2:30 today Dems and
Republicans from the House and the Senate will hold a joint news conference
urging the Joint Select Committee to "go big." We'll talk to Senator Mark
Warner and Congressman Mike Simpson about the "go big" efforts.
The inspector general has launched an investigation into the
"Fast and Furious" scandal.. We'll talk to Congressman Darrell Issa about that.
Police swooped in and cleared Zuccotti Park and arrested 70
overnight. The Occupy Wall Street protesters had pledged to shut down Wall
New York Times is reporting 10 more people have come forward
saying they were subjected to inappropriate touching from fmr Penn State
assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. He's already accused of molesting 8 boys. In an
interview with NBC last night, he says he didn't molest anyone, but admits to
"horseplay" with boys. We may add a legal panel in the 12 on this story.