We have Friday’s top news…Why does President Bush believe $17.4 billion in loans to the auto industry had to be done? What are the conditions Detroit must meet upon accepting this money? How did the markets react? What did Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich say Friday in his first official comments since being charged with trying to sell Barack Obama’s vacant senate seat? Who is now ahead in the Minnesota senate recount? And what figure from the Watergate era is dead? We answer all of these questions as we bring you the biggest stories for Friday, December 19, 2008.