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.
Some of the stories Diane and her guests will discuss on the Friday News Roundup: The presidential campaign enters its final days; the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates to their lowest levels since the dot-com bust; and, the U.S. economy shrinks during the third quarter.
- David Corn Washington bureau chief, "Mother Jones" magazine; author of several books, most recently, "Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War." He blogs at politicsdaily.com.
- Byron York Chief political correspondent, "Washington Examiner," and author of "The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy."
- Susan Page Washington bureau chief for "USA Today"
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