Friday News Roundup - Hour 1
The Senate blocked another component of the President’s jobs package yesterday: funds for teachers and other public sector workers. GOP candidates took off the gloves in Las Vegas to attack each other in their latest debate. With a Thanksgiving deadline looming, members of the Congressional deficit reduction “supercommittee" met with the “gang of six” behind closed doors. Monthly reports showed the housing market stuck in a rut. And some Fed officials are making a case for another round of mortgage-backed securities purchasing. A panel of journalists joins Diane for the domestic hour of the Friday News Roundup
Washington bureau chief, The Wall Street Journal.
national political reporter, The Washington Post.
chief Washington correspondent for CNBC; reporter, "The New York Times."
Diane and the panelists discuss the impact of the "Occupy Wall Street" and similar protest movements across the country, and respond to a listener's email criticizing the panelists for being "out of touch" with what is going on with the life and intent of the movement: