Monday Morning Politics: Chinese President Xi; NSA Leaker Comes Forward

Then-Vice President of China Xi Jinping waves to Thai students during a visit to Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on December 24, 2011.

Michael Hirsh, chief correspondent for National Journal, talks about the latest news out of Washington, including President Obama's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The meeting has particular significance given the latest news about government surveillance -- Edward Snowden, the contractor who has come forward as the main source of the NSA leaks, is currently in Hong Kong and seeking asylum from US extradition.

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