News Roundup - Hour 1

News Roundup - Hour 1

A Republican effort to repeal the health care law fails in the Senate. The House considers new limits on the growth of Medicare. And a monster winter storm batters one-third of the nation. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis...

A Republican effort to repeal the health care law fails in the Senate. The House considers new limits on the growth of Medicare. And a monster winter storm batters one-third of the nation. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Guests

Naftali Bendavid

national correspondent, The Wall Street Journal.

Susan Davis

congressional correspondent, National Journal.

Ron Elving

Washington editor for NPR.

Friday News Roundup Video

Diane and the panelists discuss the Supreme Court's potential role in deciding the constitutionality of the individual mandate portion of the health care law, and they respond to a caller's concerns about the desperate situation many Americans face who can not afford health care insurance coverage:

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