President Chooses Next Joint Chiefs Chairman

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Monday, May 30, 2011

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, joins Kerry Nolan to discuss President Obama's pick for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

On this Memorial Day, Sanger introduces us to Army General Martin Dempsey and explains how the president's choice for the top military position will affect the U.S. role in Afghanistan.

Sanger also delves into the election season and the politics of deficit reduction.

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