Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

A panel of journalists join Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories: Eight Republican candidates clashed in the Iowa presidential debate last night; the Dow moved 400 points on four straight days for the first time in history; and congressional leaders picked members of the new deficit “supercommittee.”

Republican candidates came out swinging against each other and President Obama in their third debate last night. Aides to Texas Governor Rick Perry confirmed he will enter the race, while the other eight GOP candidates will be tested in Iowa’s straw poll. House minority leader Pelosi filled in the final three slots on the deficit supercommittee. The Fed promised to keep interest rates near zero for the next two years. And, for the first time in its 115-year history, the Dow Jones Industrial Average moved by more than 400 points for four consecutive days. A panel of journalists join Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Guests

Naftali Bendavid

national correspondent, The Wall Street Journal.

Sheryl Gay Stolberg

Washington correspondent, The New York Times.

Susan Page

Washington bureau chief for USA Today.

Friday News Roundup Video

The panelists talk about whether the newly formed deficit supercommittee is likely to reach a consensus in the coming months:

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