111 Lame Ducks

6 segments

Before they turn the reins over to the 112th Congress, the 111th has some big decisions to make. New York Times columnist David Leonhardt outlines several options for how Congress can resolve a looming issue: the soon-to-expire Bush-era tax cuts. Plus: what this election means for the future of transportation planning; the Iowa judges who were voted out after ruling in favor of gay marriage; previewing the changes coming to some health insurance plans; counting votes in Connecticut; and your NYC Marathon running (and watching) plans.