The stimulus package grows as Senate Republicans add a tax break for new home buyers. President Obama calls for limits on executive compensation and former Vice President Dick Cheney warns of future terrorist attacks. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.


  • Sheryl Gay Stolberg White House correspondent, "The New York Times."
  • Naftali Bendavid national correspondent, Wall Street Journal; author of "The Thumpin': How Rahm Emanuel and the Democrats Learned to be Ruthless and Ended the Republican Revolution."
  • John Harris editor in chief, author of "The Survivor" and co-author of "The Way to Win."

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