Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The government for the first time releases data on Medicare payments. President Obama vows to do more for war veterans at a memorial for Fort Hood shooting victims. And Senate Republicans block debate on an equal pay bill. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

The government for the first time releases data on Medicare payments. President Obama vows to do more for war veterans at a memorial for Fort Hood shooting victims. And Senate Republicans block debate on an equal pay bill. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Guests

Janet Hook

congressional correspondent, The Wall Street Journal.

Annie Lowrey

economic policy reporter, The New York Times.

Olivier Knox

chief Washington correspondent, Yahoo! News.

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During a discussion about the two executive orders President Barack Obama signed this week in an effort to close the gender wage gap, a caller asked Diane Rehm and panel of journalists Friday to disclose their salaries on air.

Diane, along with her three guests, declined, but the awkwardness of the question underscored a discussion about the psychology of discussing wages in the workplace--regardless of gender.

Watch the panel's discussion below.

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