Grand Isle (Louisiana) Mayor David Camardelle points out areas on a map relating to the BP oil spill during a briefing with President Barack Obama at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Isle, La., May 28, 2010.

Grand Isle (Louisiana) Mayor David Camardelle points out areas on a map relating to the BP oil spill during a briefing with President Barack Obama at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Isle, La., May 28, 2010.

The Friday News Roundup. BP will set aside twenty-billion dollars for victims of the Gulf disaster. Senate Democrats push for an extension of jobless benefits and questions of possible election fraud in a South Carolina senate race.

Guests

  • Karen Tumulty national political reporter, "The Washington Post."
  • Doyle McManus columnist, Los Angeles Times.
  • Naftali Bendavid national correspondent, "TheWall Street Journal"; author of "The Thumpin': How Rahm Emanuel and the Democrats Learned to be Ruthless and Ended the Republican Revolution."

News Roundup Video

The panelists answer questions about how BP’s victim compensation fund for those affected by the Gulf oil spill might work and explore how the debate over compensation has divided House Republicans:

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