In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, Sen. Joe Lieberman described his efforts to once again tackle a four trillion dollar debt reduction deal–a kind of "super committee 2."
In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, Virgin Group chairman Richard Branson says "screwing business as usual should also be re-thinking the way we do business." Branson, who's written a book Screw Business as Usual, argues it's time "to turn capitalism upside down – to shift our values, to switch from a just profit focus, to caring for people, communities and the planet."
Branson tells Burnett companies and governments should do everything in their power to make sure everyone who wants to work has a job–even if that means some people end up working a little less so that their responsibilities can be shared.
It's more often seen in the NFL, where a post-touchdown performance can quickly earn a player a costly (well, for mere mortals) fine. But as John Avlon explains, it also happens in politics, and you might want to keep your eyes on current Republican poll-topper Newt Gingrich. As Avlon explains in the Political Play of the Day, getting too excited by your score–before the game is finished–can be a big mistake.
In an interview set to air on CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront tonight at 7 p.m. ET, Richard Branson tells Erin Burnett the best businesses are "born out of frustration." For Branson, his decision to create an airline, Virgin, evolved out of his own frustration as an airline passenger. "Screw it, I can do it better than you."