Inside Washington - Aug. 5, 2012

ABC7’s Gordon Peterson moderates Inside Washington with panelists: Colbert King of The Washington Post, syndicated columnist Mark Shields, Politico contributor Evan Thomas and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer, in a discussion of these topics:

• The jobless rate jumps up to 8.3 percent .
• Mitt Romney’s trip abroad—a success, despite some well-publicized gaffes?
• Despite a great deal of unfinished business, Congress takes a five-week break—economists see cliff-edge looming.
• The Chick-fil-A gay marriage controversy sparks protests (and sells lots of fried chicken).
• Charles Krauthammer wins an apology from the White House—subject: the whereabouts of the Churchill bust.

Inside Washington can be seen on NewsChannel 8 on Saturday at 7pm, and on ABC7 WJLA-TV Sunday at 9am.