This week tens of billions of dollars in assets belonging to Moammar Gadhafi, his family or perhaps the government of Libya were frozen. The United Nations and countries around the world, including the U.S., leveled the sanctions to punish Gadhafi for his violent crackdown on protesters.
U.S. Rep. David Wu (D-OR) is back in Washington, D.C., after a week at home fending off reports of odd behavior and allegations of drug use. Seven members of his staff quit in January, and both parties have their eye on his district.
Wu's troubles began when he sent a photo of himself wearing a tiger costume to staffers last Halloween. It was accompanied by text messages that he signed as though they were from his teenage son. All of a sudden, his political future seemed shaky.
This week, state Democrats announced they had a plan to help K-12 funding, without massive budget cuts. BUT, that plan involves tax increases, which Republicans and Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper say Coloradans have no appetite for. It’s one of the topics our media partners at Colorado Public Television and Colorado Inside Out are discussing. Here’s host Raj Chohan.