Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is facing charges by Federal prosecutors of withdrawing $952,000 in cash in order to avoid reporting cash transactions over $10,000, and lying to the FBI. CNBC's John Harwood provides insight.
The visit lasted less than 24 hours, but President Obama managed to use a stop in South Florida to maximum advantage as he touched on some of the highest priorities of an administration heading into its final stages.
Gwen Ifill is moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and co-anchor and managing editor of the "PBS NewsHour." The best-selling author of "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama," Gwen has covered seven presidential campaigns and moderated two vice presidential debates.