Guest Host: Steve Roberts

After an August recess of relaxing, fundraising and campaigning, members of Congress come back to Washington for an intense political season. A panel of political analysts joins Diane to talk about the issues at the top of the congressional agenda — and the races to watch around the country as we move closer to the November elections.


  • Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
  • Charlie Cook editor and publisher of the "Cook Political Report"

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