Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

Homeland Security Sec'y. Janet Napolitano told Congress Wednesday she would begin reviewing select immigration cases as the U.S. deportation rate reached an all-time high; members of the Gang of Six met behind closed doors on Wednesday with the deficit super committee; and GOP presidential candidates sparred in a raucous debate in Las Vegas, Nev. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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


Jerry Seib

Washington bureau chief, The Wall Street Journal.

Karen Tumulty

national political reporter, The Washington Post.

John Harwood

chief Washington correspondent for CNBC; reporter, "The New York Times."

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