Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

Congress agrees to fund the government for another three weeks. The Environmental Protection Agency proposes new emissions standards for U. S. power plants. And Fed Chair Bernanke says the recent surge in oil prices will not damage the American economy.

Congress agrees to fund the government for another three weeks. The Environmental Protection Agency proposes new emissions standards for U. S. power plants. And Fed Chair Bernanke says the recent surge in oil prices will not damage the American economy. 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 Page

Washington bureau chief for USA Today.

John King

anchor of CNN's John King, USA, and chief national correspondent.

Following the Congress's passage of the latest short-term budget resolution this week, Diane and the panelists discuss what paths the House and Senate debates about the federal budget and deficit may take in the months ahead - including the nature of continued threats to funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS, and NPR:

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