5:42 Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, left the bi-partisan budget talks, stalling a deal on raising the debt ceiling.

5:55 The White House says they decided to tap into the strategic oil reserve, in part, because of the Libyan disruption.

6:11 Comcast Executive Vice-President David L. Cohen is hosting President Obama at his home for a fundraiser.

6:29 Defense Secretary Robert Gates was awarded the 2011 Liberty Medal.

6:44 General David Petraeus did not appear to be fully on board with the President’s draw down of troops from Afghanistan during his Senate Confirmation Hearing.

7:10 Ann Coulter will be the featured guest at the next Red Meat Tour stop. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW

7:12 On Finance Friday, Chris talks to Steve Cordasco about the decision to tap the strategic oil reserves.

7:43 The Phillie Phanatic is ok after being hit by a foul ball while appearing at a Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs game in Allentown.

 

8:10 Chris talks to CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about Roy Oswalt’s injury, the Jeff Carter and Mike Richards trades by the Flyers, the signing of Ilya Bryzgalov and the Sixers draft.