Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories: President Obama traveled to battleground states this week to promote his new $450 billion jobs plan; eight GOP presidential candidates faced off in the Tea Party-CNN debate on Monday; and Republicans scored an upset victory in New York's ninth district, where registered Democrats outnumber Republicans three-to-one.

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories. President Obama traveled to battleground states this week to promote his new $450 billion jobs plan; eight GOP presidential candidates faced off in the Tea Party-CNN debate on Monday; and Republican Bob Turner scored an upset victory in New York in a special election to replace Congressman Anthony Weiner.

Guests

Jerry Seib

Washington bureau chief, The Wall Street Journal.

Lisa Lerer

politics reporter, Bloomberg News.

John Dickerson

chief political correspondent for Slate.com and CBS political analyst and contributor. Author of "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star."

Friday News Roundup Video

The panelists discuss the controversy surrounding the GOP presidential candidates' debate over administering the HPV vaccine to young girls:

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