Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The U.S. economy added 227,000 jobs in February, while the nation's unemployment rate remained stable at 8.3%. Consumer borrowing in January went up to nearly pre-recession levels. A look at what the increase in auto and school loans says about the economy. The House passed the bipartisan Jobs Act. Longtime Ohio congressman and former presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich loses his seat. And the question continues – is there a 'war on women'? John Dickerson of Slate, Sheryl Gay Stolberg of The New York Times and syndicated columnist Steve Roberts join Diane for a discussion of the week's top domestic stories.

The U.S. economy added 227,000 jobs in February, while the nation's unemployment rate remained stable at 8.3%. Consumer borrowing in January went up to nearly pre-recession levels. A look at what the increase in auto and school loans says about the economy. The House passed the bipartisan Jobs Act. Longtime Ohio congressman and former presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich loses his seat. And the question continues – is there a 'war on women'? John Dickerson of Slate, Sheryl Gay Stolberg of The New York Times and syndicated columnist Steve Roberts join Diane for a discussion of the week's top domestic stories.

Guests

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."

Sheryl Gay Stolberg

Washington correspondent, The New York Times.

Steve Roberts

syndicated columnist and journalism professor at George Washington University.

Friday News Roundup Video

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