Webcast Extra: The Optics of Obama's Press Conference
Video duration: 7:01
As the president leaves for his Hawaiian vacation, Dan Balz discusses the optics of his year-end press conference. Will the nomination of Max Baucus to be Ambassador to China get a smooth confirmation in the Senate? Susan Davis discusses. Pete Williams discusses federal sentencing guidelines for drug charges, and Greg Ip compares Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to his predecessor Alan Greenspan.