Obama Administration's Delicate Balance with Mexico

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President Obama got no questions about Iraq or Afghanistan in last night’s press conference, but was asked if the raging violence of drug cartels in Mexico is “a national security threat.”  On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, guest host Lawrence O’Donnell explores the new tensions in US relations with Mexico and what the administration hopes to achieve with today's meeting between Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Mexican President Felipe Calderón.  Also, Obama meets with Senate Democrats on the budget, and and the Supreme Court considers whether Hillary: The Movie should be banned.

Banner image: Construction continues on border fence as drug violence escalates in Mexico. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images



Sonya Geis, Katie Cooper