Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

President Barack Obama renews calls to close Guantanamo. Criminal charges are filed against three friends of the Boston bombing suspect. And the latest housing and unemployment numbers. A panel of journalists provides analysis of the week's top national news stories.

President Barack Obama renews calls to close Guantanamo. Criminal charges are filed against three friends of the Boston bombing suspect. And the latest housing and unemployment numbers. A panel of journalists provides analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Guests

Ruth Marcus

columnist and editorial writer at The Washington Post.

Ron Elving

senior Washington editor for NPR.

David Leonhardt

Washington bureau chief for The New York Times and author of the e-book: “Here’s the Deal: How Washington Can Solve the Deficit and Spur Growth."

Featured Video Clip

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said this week that she questions the high court's decision to review Bush v. Gore. O'Connor was the fifth vote in a ruling that decided the 2000 presidential election. David Leonhardt of The New York Times said it's clear that she regrets the vote because of how the tenor of the court changed after the decision. "There is an element of Greek tragedy in Sandra Day O'Connor and this case, and I say that without some moral judgment," Leonhardt said.

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