Wildfires, Medicare and the News of the Week

Akin's comment, Penn State's ex-president speaks and Phyllis Diller made this week's headlines.
3:00 | 08/24/12

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Finally this half hour with the weekend about to come to life. Thankfully what better time of the morning that now to take a look back at where we've come over the last week. -- passing a prince a swimmer -- -- here politics okay. Parts of the west of course inflames it is Friday we want to. Is fire everywhere like. Every -- there is on all sides its own credible that's something they never expected we'll just come in and of Lincoln and I take everything -- -- Provided by the could save my house. I couldn't talk -- there's no change in Medicare for seniors -- And in my plan Medicare. Should not be used it seemed piggy bank -- obamacare. Not just. -- -- -- On offense this is the first election cycle I can remember a long time where Democrats are on the defensive because of Medicare but that's a legitimate rape. The female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down his comments about about -- were deeply offensive. And I can't defend. What he said I can't defend him to Republicans -- -- in years. Reunion of the politics of this situation and decided. His candidacy was not. Retrievable I wanna make things absolutely clear and that is we are gonna continue. What this race for the US senate. It's not in my nature to go around thinking the worst of people you know I'm not a law enforcement. Agent I'm not investigator. Quincy University president. This issue -- body believe it -- not. He's a better athlete today then when I was in -- frozen -- time they were young healthy men having a great time by the pool -- beautiful women. And a lot of people would -- to be in their shoes forward in their -- goes. Show that -- or think you end up there. I think you let it bring our pension -- -- -- just saying. Quite a week she did have a great -- what a week -- won't -- here is another kind of twists and turns. Are you up late with your dog says the picture yourself house -- Twitter because it is dog appreciation day this Sunday. Just send it to our Twitter handle it -- ABC WNN make sure -- -- the hash tags W and it's.

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