The Agenda: South Carolina GOP Debates, Congress Returns from Recess, Earnings Reports

Monday, January 16, 2012

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) speaks at a campaign stop at the Palisades Conference Center on January 15, 2012 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images/Getty)

This week Congress returns from recess and Republican presidential hopefuls step up campaigning in South Carolina. Google, Microsoft, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, along with other major companies, will announce earning reports. Myrtle Beach's visitors bureau welcomes the six GOP candidates for a debate with a 525-ton sand sculpture of their likenesses; meanwhile, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert mulls throwing his hat into the ring.

Callie Crossley, host of The Callie Crossley Show on WGBH in Boston and Charlie Herman, economics editor for The Takeaway and WNYC Radio join the program.

Guests:

Callie Crossley and Charlie Herman

Produced by:

Mythili Rao

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