November 12th, 2010
John Fugelsang joins us from the New York Bureau at 9:05am ET / 6:05am PT for another edition of “Fridays With Fugelsang”
President Barack Obama claimed a stronger hand on the world stage Friday despite his failure to get a free-trade agreement with South Korea and lackluster international support for his get-tough policy with China on trade and currency disputes at the G20 Summit in Seoul.
White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod said President Obama would accept an extension of the Bush tax cuts across the board — for middle- and upper-income earners alike. Axelrod indicated that the upper income extension would only be temporary.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s campaign on Thursday accused observers for rival Joe Miller of making petty challenges in the counting of voters’ write-in ballots in an attempt to tilt the Alaska Senate race in their favor.
The grueling three-day journey of the crippled Carnival Splendor is over, and the nearly 4,500 passengers and crew members can forget about the backed-up toilets, darkened, stuffy cabins and the canned meat. All of the passengers are safely back on land after docking in San Diego yesterday morning.