With Republicans claiming he's not doing enough to reduce the deficit, President Obama struck back today. We hear excerpts from his first White House press conference in three months. In the second half of our program, the San Francisco Bay Bridge is being rebuilt in part in China, by Chinese workers using advanced technology. What about the President's call for infrastructure construction to bolster America's economy? Is the US falling behind in global competitiveness?
Banner image: Aerial view of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge retrofit project, © California Department of Transportation