A deal with the U.A.W. is crucial as G.M. tries to justify its government loans with a plan that is likely to include a reduction of its lineup of brands.
The Justice Department will sharply criticize legal opinions justifying waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods, according to department and Congressional officials.
For Lawrence H. Summers, the chief White House economic adviser, finely honed theories have collided with messy realities of Capitol Hill and Wall Street.