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House Democrats turned against President Obama because of his tax compromise with the GOP. Gwen Ifill discusses the deadlock in the current lame duck congress with Jackie Calmes (NY Times) Charles Babington (Associated Press) and Lori Montgomery (Washington Post). Also, Tom Gjelten (NPR) reports on the latest news surrounding the WikiLeaks disclosures, including the arrest of Julian Assange.
The panel examines the new Obama tax deal, the murky future of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the START treaty and why everyone is rushing to the finish in the lame duck congress. Also, a discussion of the latest National Journal Insiders Poll with Jackie Calmes of the New York Times, Charles Babington of the Associated Press, Lori Montgomery of the Washington Post and Tom Gjelten of NPR.