News Roundup - Hour 1

News Roundup - Hour 1

The fight intensifies over the administration's proposed economic policies. Federal economists revise projections on health care spending. And the president voices support for his chief of staff as mayor of Chicago. A panel of journalists...

The fight intensifies over the administration's proposed economic policies. Federal economists revise projections on health care spending. And the president voices support for his chief of staff as mayor of Chicago. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Guests

Eleanor Clift

contributing editor for "Newsweek."

Kate Zernike

national correspondent, The New York Times.

Byron York

chief political correspondent, Washington Examiner, and author of "The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy."

News Roundup Video

The panelists discuss Florida pastor Terry Jones' decision not to burn copies of the Koran to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks as he had intended. They explore the media's role and discuss the controversy's relationship to a recent debate over the proposed construction of an Islamic center in Lower Manhattan near ground zero:

The panelists discuss the politics surrounding the debate over whether or not to keep the Bush-era tax cuts for individuals making more than $200,000 per year and couples making more than $250,000 per year:

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