Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Apologies from the Obama administration over rollout of the Affordable Care Act website. Congressional budget negotiators meet for the first time. And the deficit falls to the lowest level since 2008. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Apologies from the Obama administration over rollout of the Affordable Care Act website. Congressional budget negotiators meet for the first time. And the deficit falls to the lowest level since 2008. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Guests

David Welna

congressional correspondent, NPR.

Major Garrett

chief White House correspondent, CBS News.

Liz Sidoti

national political editor, AP.

Featured Clip

A listener says the failure of the Affordable Care Act website reflects the "abominable state of government procurement, especially in IT services." Liz Sidoti of the AP says a lot of people are wondering why it took a crisis like Healthcare.gov failing for the government to enact accountability measures.

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