The State of the State and the Workings of Congress

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No progress again today in Sacramento. Is the Governor using the budget crisis in a last effort to reform state government before he runs out of time? We talk with Chief of Staff Susan Kennedy. On Reporter's Notebook, LA's veteran Congressman Henry Waxman says government really can serve the public interest. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, at L'Aquila in Italy, President Obama's being looked to for leadership on world finance and global warming. Is progress likely or is the G8 an anachronistic waste of time?

Banner image: California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (L) walks with his Chief of Staff Susan Kennedy (R) to a press conference where he called state legislators to a special session to address budget concerns. Photo: Max Whittaker/Getty Images