Economy

Cyprus And EU Bailouts

March 21, 2013

Cyprus seeks alternatives after rejecting European bailout terms. How the financial crisis in Cyprus tests Germany, the European Union and world markets.

Prospects For Compromise On Tax Reform

Prospects For Compromise On Tax Reform

March 20, 2013

Democrats want to close tax advantages for the super-rich. Republicans want lower rates. Experts weigh in on what it will take to reach a compromise on tax reform.

Friday News Roundup - International

March 15, 2013

The U.S. increases security in Afghanistan. European leaders meet on growth versus austerity. And Pope Francis begins his reign. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Competing Plans For The Federal Budget

March 12, 2013

Republican Congressman Paul Ryan and Democratic Senator Patty Murray offer very different blueprints for the federal budget. How the plans compare and prospects for compromise.

The Outlook For The US Economy

March 11, 2013

Corporate profits are soaring. The jobless rate is at its lowest level in four years. But sequester cuts loom. Differing views on the outlook for the U.S. economy.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

March 8, 2013

President Barack Obama courts rank-and-file Republicans. The House votes to avert a government shutdown. The latest jobs numbers are released. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Dealing With Sequestration Fallout

March 4, 2013

Assessing the economic and political damage from the tax and spending impasse: The price to be paid and who pays it.

US Health Care Costs

February 27, 2013

What makes U.S. health care so expensive: Understanding the complex pricing schemes that drive up costs, create an enormous tax burden and bankrupt households.

The Potential Impact Of Sequestration

February 25, 2013

The U.S. is bracing for steep, across-the-board cuts in the federal budget. If implemented, they could mean furloughs at the Pentagon, longer airport security lines and delays in food inspection.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

February 22, 2013

Sparring over spending and taxes intensifies one week before sequestration. Details of immigration proposals emerge. And Florida’s governor reverses course on Medicaid. Guest host Steve Roberts and a panel of journalists discuss the week’s top national stories.

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