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Jack Lew has been White House chief of staff and budget director, and, as Jeffrey Brown reports, is now in line to become the center of President Obama's economic team as Treasury secretary. Judy Woodruff talks to Julianna Goldman of Bloomberg News and Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
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In Quetta, Pakistan, two suicide bombers detonated explosives within minutes of each other, and another bomb exploded in Swat Valley. In total, at least 115 people were killed and more than 270 were wounded. Ray Suarez talks to New York Times reporter Declan Walsh from Islamabad about one of Pakistan's deadliest days in years.
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A new film by director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal is supposedly based on first-person accounts of the hunt for Osama bin Laden, causing questions from lawmakers about classified information and depictions of torture. Jeffrey Brown discusses the film with The New Yorker's Jane Mayer and the Atlantic's Mark Bowden.
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was set to be sworn in after winning re-election, but the leader instead remained in Cuba where he had been getting treatment for cancer. Ray Suarez reports on how that country is preparing for the potential of a power struggle amid intense secrecy over the president's health.
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A new set of federal guidelines on mortgage lending has been released in efforts to protect banks and potential homeowners from the risky practices that caused the 2008 housing crisis and economic collapse. Margaret Warner talks to Richard Cordray, director of the recently-established Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.