Friday News Roundup - Hour 1
Employers added 103,000 jobs last month. But that was not enough to lower the unemployment rate which remained at 9.1 percent for the third straight month. In his first news conference since July, President Obama takes the offensive in support of his jobs plan. The field of Republican presidential candidates is set as Sarah Palin and New Jersey governor Chris Christie officially bow out of the running. Protests on Wall Street spark other demonstrations across the country. And fans and friends react to the death of former Apple C.E.O. Steve Jobs. A panel of journalists joins guest host Laura Knoy for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
national correspondent, The Wall Street Journal.
deputy government editor, Bloomberg News.
author of The Fix, a Washington Post politics blog, and managing editor of PostPolitics.com.