President Obama says the United States will accelerate the withdrawal of troops after a meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Was the war worth it? A rocky road ahead for Obama nominees Chuck Hagel for Defense Secretary and Jack Lew for Treasury. If personel is policy, where are the women? Joe Biden talks gun reform and the NRA doesn't like it. Would a trillion dollar coin be a great creative solution or a dark turn toward a banana republic?