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The House passes a financial reform bill but its fate in the Senate is unclear. The Supreme Court issues a landmark second amendment opinion. And Elena Kagan is on track to join the nation’s highest court. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.

Guests

  • Sam Youngman White House correspondent, The Hill newspaper.
  • Juan Williams NPR news analyst, FOX News political analyst, and author of "Enough."
  • Sheryl Gay Stolberg White House correspondent, The New York Times.

Friday News Roundup Video

The Diane Rehm Show Friday News Roundup: Following President Obama’s speech on immigration reform earlier this week at American University, the panelists explore the administration’s plan and agree that the chances of legislation moving through Congress this year are “slim to none:”

In light of General David Petraeus’s confirmation as Commander of Forces in Afghanistan, the panelists explore President Obama’s challenges ahead in crafting an exit strategy as American public support for the effort continues to wane:

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