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.
President-elect Obama warns of long-term record deficits and announces key national security appointments. Congress convenes and considers whether to seat Roland Burris. And the Sheila Bair decides to stay-on at the FDIC. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- Gerald Seib Executive Washington editor, "The Wall Street Journal."
- Deborah Simmons Editorial page editor and columnist, "The Washington Times"
- Eleanor Clift Contributing editor for "Newsweek."
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