Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

Guest Host:

Terence Smith
Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

A panel of journalists joins guest host Terence Smith to talk about the week's top national news stories including the latest economic news, debate over the debt ceiling and the deficit.

The Labor Department reports that job growth slowed for the month of May. The increase of 54,000 non-farm jobs is the smallest increase since last September. The unemployment rate rose a tenth of one percent to 9.1% renewing concerns about a double dip recession. The credit rating agency, Moody’s,is warning it may need to lower the U.S. debt rating as political wrangling continues in Congress over a decision to raise the debt ceiling. Mitt Romney formally threw his hat into the ring for the Republican 2012 presidential nomination. Please join us for a discussion of these and other top national news stories of the week.


Chris Cillizza

author of The Fix, a Washington Post politics blog, and managing editor of

Janet Hook

congressional correspondent, The Wall Street Journal.

John King

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

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