lysacek is the first american man to win gold since brian boitano in 1988 and hannah teeter of vermont took home silver in the half pipe. kelly bright won the bronze behind australia's torah bright. so here's your total medal count. u.s. leads with 18. six gold, five silver, seven bronze and followed by germany, norway, canada and france. >> we're doing ok. all right. listen. a year ago at c-pac, the conservative political action conference they hold once a year and have down in washington, ever since the days of nixon, last year, they were pretty glum because the stimulus had just passed. it looked like barack obama was on line to get through health care and cap and trade. fast forward one year, the president's agenda is in shambles and the republicans feel that they have the democrats on the run. here's a little montage from yesterday's cpac in d.c. >> 2010 is going to be a phenomenal year for the conservative cause. and i think barack obama is a one term president. >> i was called the sacrificial lamb, the longest of long shots, the one in a million chance to win this race and one d
the first american man to win in figure skating since brian boitano in 1988. his mother, too nervous to watch in the venue. asking someone what am i nervous for? i have to do what i've done every day. you know, all week plushenko had been saying, if you can't land the quad, you shouldn't be able to win the gold. it was lysacek's mother who said, if you can only land the quad, you shouldn't win the gold. as i learned in beijing with michael phelps' mom and now here, i think you don't mess with the moms. >> that's good advice, too. we appreciate that. and michelle kwan is going to weigh in later about the performances last night. >>> now, juju chang has the other top stories for us this morning. good morning. >> good morning, robin and george. wall street is reacting to a surprise move by the federal reserve. it's raising the interest rate that it charges banks for emergency loans. this won't affect rates on your mortgage or credit cards. but it is a signal that the fed is gradually scaling back policies that made cheap money available after the financial crisis
brian boitano, in 1988. canadian broadcasters said, maybe he would finally get his gold. and he did. >> bronze medalist, joannie rochette. >> reporter: joannie rochette skated to the podium for her medal. her father watching on. rochette said, i feel proud. and the result did not matter. it was a lifetime project for me and my mom. and we achieved that. boy, did she. so incredible to see her last night. and look at this. the canadian women's o hockey team apologizing this morning after champagne, beer, and cigars on the ice after they won their gold medal. we learned yesterday, that the german speed skater, he got the call for the 10,000 meter. his phone was off. >> so, he didn't get the call? >> reporter: he didn't get the call. but i was waiting. >> you were waiting. you have that phone on all the time. david, you have had so much fun. thank you so much. thank you. have a good weekend, david. >>> coming up, new questions about the deadly killer whale attack. we exami the video shot right before the attack.
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