Shields and Brooks on Prospects for an Energy Bill and Keeping the Lights On

BY Hari Sreenivasan  May 7, 2010 at 7:18 PM EDT

Regular NewsHour analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks stopped by the Rundown after their appearance on Friday’s program.

With plenty happening in Washington and beyond this week, we discussed how the chances for passage on climate legislation are shifting and the political fallout from the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

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We also had one of those technical moments where a light went out and a mic went out, and well, just watch what happens.