Detroit Pleads for Survival...Again

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The Big Three automakers have updated their plans and increased what they’re asking in federal help for survival. Instead of $25 billion, now they want $34. We hear how their latest appeals were received by a Senate Committee today. Also, Canada's newly elected, conservative Prime Minister has nearly been forced out of office, and Minnesota's US Senate race is so close a recount may not be possible.  What do Al Franken and Norm Coleman do now?

Banner image: (L-R) United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger, President and CEO of the Ford Motor Company Alan Mulally and Chairman and CEO of Chrysler LLC Robert Nardelli testify before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images



Warren Olney