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.
The Senate introduces a bipartisan bill that could give President Barack Obama fast-track authority to negotiate one of the world’s largest trade accords. The 2016 presidential campaign expands as Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio enter the race. Obama signs an overhaul of the way Medicare pays doctors. Clashes intensify over the stalled nomination of Loretta Lynch. A Florida postal worker is arrested after landing a single-person aircraft on the U.S. Capitol grounds. And Bostonians mark the second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- Olivier Knox Chief Washington correspondent, Yahoo! News.
- John Harwood Chief Washington correspondent, CNBC; reporter, The New York Times.
- Dana Bash Chief congressional correspondent, CNN
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But will Congress respond to the call to pay at least $15 an hour to wage earners? Our panel weighed in.
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