Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

The deficit supercommittee talks stalled over taxes as the November 23 deadline loomed; Gov. Rick Perry stumbled in the GOP candidates' debate on Wednesday; and the president and head football coach at Penn State were both fired for their role in a child sex abuse scandal. Diane will discuss the week's top national news stories with Sheryl Gay Stolberg of The New York Times, Reid Wilson of National Journal and Susan Page of USA Today.

The deficit supercommittee talks stalled over taxes as the November 23 deadline loomed; Gov. Rick Perry stumbled in the GOP candidates' debate on Wednesday; and the president and head football coach at Penn State were both fired for their role in a child sex abuse scandal. Diane will discuss the week's top national news stories with Sheryl Gay Stolberg of The New York Times, Reid Wilson of National Journal and Susan Page of USA Today.

Guests

Sheryl Gay Stolberg

Washington correspondent, The New York Times.

Reid Wilson

editor-in-chief of National Journal Hotline.

Susan Page

Washington bureau chief for USA Today.

Friday News Roundup Video

The panelists discuss GOP presidential hopeful and Texas Gov. Rick Perry's gafee in a debate earlier this week during which he could not remember the name of a government agency he wished to abolish:

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