News Roundup - Hour 1

News Roundup - Hour 1

Following record-breaking losses for Democrats in Congress, House Republicans take aim at President Obama’s agenda. The Federal Reserve uses a controversial tool to stimulate an anemic recovery. And GM expects to show a profit. A...

Following record-breaking losses for Democrats in Congress, House Republicans take aim at President Obama’s agenda. The Federal Reserve uses a controversial tool to stimulate an anemic recovery. And GM expects to show a profit. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Guests

David Corn

Washington bureau chief, "Mother Jones" magazine; author of several books, most recently, "Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War." He blogs at politicsdaily.com.

Lisa Lerer

politics reporter, Bloomberg News.

Byron York

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

News Roundup Video

The panelists discuss the likely Republican agenda following Tuesday's midterm elections, including the chances that the party will be able to repeal the health care reform bill passed earlier this year:

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