Jeff Birnbaum from Fortune magazine analyzes this week's Securities and Exchange Commission deadline for chief executives and chief financial officers to personally vouch for their company's financial statements. Jeanne Cummings from The Wall Street Journal comes back from Waco, TX and reports on President Bush's economic forum. Rick Berke from The New York Times discusses the problems facing AMTRAK, the recent airline woes and a possible transportation crisis. John Harwood from The Wall Street Journal talks about how the negative campaign ads in the senatorial race in Colorado are setting the tone for a very close midterm election. [24 minutes]
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