This Week's Agenda: Strauss-Kahn, the Economy, Presidential Hopefuls

The Takeaway
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is scheduled to return to court today to face arraignment in New York City. He is charged with raping a Manhattan hotel maid, the allegations shocked the world, especially France, where he was expected to be a strong contender for the presidency. Callie Crossley, host of The Callie Crossley Show, on WGBH in Boston says "I think this story is going to capture a lot of headlines for a long time." Kelly Evans, "Ahead of the Tape" columnist for The Wall Street Journal, looks at some key economic data coming out this week that could give us a clue at how the economy is doing. With unemployment jumping up to 9.1 percent, Republicans are taking the opportunity to lash out at Democrats, demanding cuts to the debt. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to speak about the U.S. economic outlook before the American Bankers association today.
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