The Cost of Compromise

6 segments

Congressman Michael Grimm came to power on a wave of Tea Party frustration with government spending. He weighs in on the current compromise to extend the Bush tax cuts in exchange for an increase in stimulus spending. Plus: a defense of WikiLeaks; a lawsuit to block the appointment of Cathie Black; a check in on year-end giving; and a look at Chinatown’s bid for the designation of “business improvement district.”