The panelists review the role of the Obama administration in brokering the Israeli-Hamas ceasefire agreement in Gaza. Also, we examine the post-election politics behind the looming fiscal cliff crisis. Plus, what factors could slow down the U.S. economic recovery. Joining Pete Williams of NBC News: Peter Baker, New York Times; Molly Ball, The Atlantic; and Jim Tankersley, National Journal.
On the Webcast Extra: From one-time opponents to partners, we discuss Hillary Clinton’s last months as Secretary of State and the dynamics of her relationship with Barack Obama. Plus, the panelists explore the partisan politics surrounding her rumored successor, UN Ambassador Susan Rice. Also, which loopholes and deductions are likely to be eliminated to avoid the fiscal cliff?