Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories, including: a secret order to scrutinize phone records from Verizon, two women named to key national security posts and the May jobs report.

The federal government confirms it gathered online information on foreigners from some of the country’s largest internet companies. This follows reports that the White House is collecting phone records of millions of Americans. National Security Advisor Tom Donilon steps down and is to be replaced by U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice. An IRS official apologizes to lawmakers for lavish spending by the agency at a California conference. The Senate’s oldest member, Frank Lautenberg, dies at age 89. And the economy added one 175,000 jobs in May beating estimates. Diane and a panel of journalists discuss the top national news stories of the week.


Karen Tumulty

national political reporter at The Washington Post.

Major Garrett

chief White House correspondent at CBS News.

Susan Page

Washington bureau chief for USA Today.

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Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) reached a milestone this week when he became the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history. Diane and a panel of journalists shared well wishes and memories of Dingell, who has held a congressional seat for more than 57 years.

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