The Biden administration has released a proposal to raise standards in nursing homes. Why one expert calls it the most significant development for the industry in decades -- and why it might still not be enough.
House and Senate Republicans release their 2016 budgets. While both proposals set up a stark contrast with President Obama’s budget, GOP lawmakers clash over defense and Medicare spending. Loretta Lynch’s confirmation fight takes on racial overtones. Secret Service Director Joe Clancy says his agency may have erased surveillance video of agents driving through a bomb threat investigation at the White House. Stocks rally on news the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates. And Virginia’s governor orders an investigation into the bloody arrest of a black University of Virginia student. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- Amy Walter National editor, Cook Political Report.
- Ed O'Keefe Congressional reporter, The Washington Post.
- Jeff Mason White House correspondent, Reuters.
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