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Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

October 14, 2011

President Obama's jobs bill is blocked in the Senate. Congress approves long-awaited free trade pacts. And protests that began on Wall Street are echoing in cities across America. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Mitch Daniels: "Keeping the Republic"

September 26, 2011

Governor Mitch Daniels became a role model for Republicans and a lightning rod for critics over the way he tackled Indiana's budget. His thoughts on how empowering ordinary citizens can fix America's problems.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

September 23, 2011

Republican presidential candidates debate in Orlando. The threat of a government shutdown intensifies. And the decades-long ban on gays serving in the military officially ends. A panel of journalists joins guest host Steve Roberts for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

September 16, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories: President Obama traveled to battleground states this week to promote his new $450 billion jobs plan; eight GOP presidential candidates faced off in the Tea Party-CNN debate on Monday; and Republicans scored an upset victory in New York's ninth district, where registered Democrats outnumber Republicans three-to-one.

Steven Brill: "Class Warfare"

Steven Brill: "Class Warfare"

August 16, 2011

On the frontlines of school reform: A veteran journalist reports on an unlikely coalition of parents, teachers, Republicans and Democrats trying to fix America’s failing schools.

News Roundup - Hour 1

July 29, 2011

A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories: Congressional lawmakers proposed competing debt plans to avoid a first-ever default on U.S. obligations as the Aug. 2 deadline nears; the debt ceiling stalemate threatened to stall an already struggling U.S. economy, and GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry rose to second in a new Gallup Poll.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

July 15, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane to talk about the week's top stories: Moody's moved closer to an unprecedented downgrade of U.S. debt amid deteriorating debt talks in Washington, President Obama's reelection campaign raised a record $86 million in the second quarter, and Senate Democrats called for an inquiry into alleged hacking of 9/11 families' phones by Rupert Murdoch's NewsCorp.

A Conversation with Grover Norquist

July 14, 2011

Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist explains why he's holding Republicans to his no-new-taxes pledge. He talks about his role in the GOP and the current debt ceiling battles.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

July 8, 2011

Diane and her guests will discuss the latest on the debt negotiations in Congress, the outlook for the U.S. economy following disappointing job growth numbers, and President Obama's first-ever Twitter town hall meeting.

American Politics - Social Issues v. the Economy

June 29, 2011

Abortion rights, same-sex marriage and religion. What role divisive social ssues might play in the 2012 presidential race - and whether jobs and the economy could trump social concerns.

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