Inflation is high. The GDP has shrunk. But the job market has never been better. The Washington Post's Damian Paletta helps make sense of the U.S. economy today.
A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national stories, including the GOP convention in St. Paul, John McCain’s and Sarah Palin’s acceptance speeches, and the response to Hurricane Gustav.
- Anne Kornblut Reporter, "The Washington Post."
- Jackie Calmes National correspondent, The New York Times.
- 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."
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