The Economics and Politics of Global Warming

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A committee of Congress has laid down the gauntlet for the fight to slow global warming. We hear the pros and cons of a bill that would revolutionize energy use and change the lives of Americans. Also, GM on a collision course with bankruptcy. On Reporter's Notebook, the President’s first choice for the US Supreme Court was motivated by popular culture.  We hear about the girls’ books and television shows that shaped the career of Judge Sonia Sotomayor.

Banner image: President Barack Obama (L) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (R) tour Photovoltaic Array at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, with Base Commander Colonel Howard Belote. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images