Friday News Roundup - Hour 1
The GOP reacts to President Obama’s plan for cutting the deficit. Congress votes on the budget deal that averted a government shutdown. And federal regulators order an overhaul of foreclosure procedures. A panel of journalists joins guest host Katty Kay for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
author of The Fix, a Washington Post politics blog, and managing editor of PostPolitics.com.
congressional correspondent, Bloomberg News.
U.S. economics editor, The Economist, and author of "The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World."
Friday News Roundup Video
According to The Economist's Greg Ip, gas prices have risen about $1 per gallon over the past 3 to 4 months, which he says could wipe a full percentage point off of household incomes. The Friday News Roundup panelists discuss the outlook for the nation's rising gas prices and how they could hinder the U.S. economic recovery: