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May 5th, 2009
07:29 AM ET

What’s on Tap – Tuesday May 5th 2009

Here are the big stories on the agenda today:

  • Glimmers of hope for the economy.  Wall Street seeing a pulse.  It's something you may have noticed in your 410-k's.  the Dow was up 214 points, its highest point of the Obama Administration.  Today, the nation’s 19 biggest banks get results of their stress tests, and we’ll soon find out whether more taxpayer dollars could be headed their way.
  • Middle East peace will be the focus at the White House today – when President Obama meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres.  The administration is pressing for a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians.  Israel is also expected to emphasize the threat from Iran.
  • What started out in the tabloids could now play out in court. John Edwards is now denying  wrongdoing, as federal investigators look at the cash his campaign paid to a production company owned by his former mistress.  Elizabeth Edwards taped an interview with Oprah that will air on Thursday.  She's opening up about her husband's affair that he had during her battle with cancer.

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  1. cassie

    Can it be explained to me why we are trying to make peace with the Taliban? I don't understand. They were apart of 9/11... so why would we want peace will people who are trying to kill Americans?

    May 5, 2009 at 9:10 am |