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’s choice for Treasury Secretary faces tax problems. The latest estimates for a stimulus package approaches eight-hundred-fifty billion dollars. And President Bush bids the nation farewell in a prime-time address. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- Jeanne Cummings Politico's assistant managing editor in charge of Enterprise.
- David Welna Congressional correspondent, NPR.
- Edwin Chen Senior White House correspondent, Bloomberg News; president-elect, White House Correspondents Association
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