Israel says the attacks won't end until Hamas stops firing rockets across the border. Hamas says that won't happen. European leaders work for immediate ceasefire, while the US is thinking long term. On this rebroadcast of To the Point, we update the fighting and the diplomacy. Also, on Which Way, L.A.?, former Congressman Leon Panetta has been named by Barack Obama to head the CIA. We hear about him, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Californians in national jobs. Are they giving the state new clout in Washington?
California Flexes Its Muscle in DC
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No Budget but Plenty of New Laws
The new year means new laws for California. Governor Schwarzenegger signed 771 bills last year, on subjects ranging from text messaging while driving to pet trusts and...
Leon Panetta, Obama's Surprise Pick to Head the CIA
Democrat Leon Panetta of Monterey served in Congress for 17 years. He was Bill Clinton's budget director and chief of staff, and he was part of the Iraq Study Group ....
California's Growing Clout in DC
Leon Panetta is just the latest Californian to assume an important new role in Washington.