This Morning On The Stephanie Miller Show

Jennifer Palmieri, Senior Vice President of Communications for the Center for American Progress, calls in at 7:30am to talk about President Obama’s plans for the auto industry, his economic plan for recovery, and his upcoming Europe trip.

General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner announced his resignation early today, the latest change for the troubled automaker. White House and GM sources told news outlets yesterday that Wagoner would resign as part of the federal government’s bailout strategy for the company.

President Obama said yesterday that his administration remains prepared to order strikes against “high-value” targets within Pakistan. Obama reiterated a previous assertion that the U.S. military would pursue extremists within Pakistan’s borders after consulting with the Pakistani government.

A tightened version of President Obama’s $3.6 trillion budget moved through a key Senate committee Thursday night. The Senate and the House are expected to vote on different versions of the budget next week.

A North Korean rocket slated for launch sometime early next month can be clearly seen in a satellite photograph taken yesterday. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gibbs said yesterday there is little doubt that the planned launch is designed to bolster that country’s military capability.

Residents in Fargo braced for an early spring snow storm today, even as they held their breath while record flood waters receded.


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