Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

An ex-Bush official is in line to head the FBI. Michele Bachmann says she won't seek re-election. And consumer confidence is the highest in five years.

The F.B.I. reveals another round of suspicious letters that may contain ricin. Latest targets include the White House, an Air Force base, and the C.I.A. Attorney General Eric Holder tells news editors in a private meeting that he is committed to changing Justice Department guidelines on probes involving journalists. President Obama reportedly plans to nominate former senior Justice Department official James Comey to head the F.B.I. The president and Governor Chris Christie reunite on the New Jersey shore to view recovery efforts after Superstorm Sandy. And consumer confidence is the strongest in over five years. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Guests

Ari Shapiro

White House correspondent for NPR.

Lisa Lerer

White House correspondent for Bloomberg News.

Ed O'Keefe

congressional reporter for The Washington Post.

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Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann announced that she will not seek reelection. Ari Shapiro, Lisa Lerer and Ed O’Keefe discuss Bachmann’s reasons for not returning to Congress and what it means for the future of the Tea Party.

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