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 the NSA director's defense of secret surveillance programs, the Obama administration’s compromise plan for the morning-after pill and the Senate's debate on the immigration bill.

NSA and FBI directors defended U.S. surveillance programs and testified they had prevented terror attacks. Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Congress would consider legislation to limit private contractor access to sensitive intelligence. The Senate passed a farm bill and began consideration of amendments to the immigration bill. A federal judge approved an FDA plan to drop limits on one type of morning-after pill. And six months after the Newtown shootings, family members, elected officials and other leaders gathered for a day of remembrance -- and a call to revive gun control initiatives. A panel of journalists join Diane for the domestic hour of the Friday News Roundup.


Jeanne Cummings

deputy government editor for Bloomberg News.

Manu Raju

senior congressional reporter at Politico.

Shawna Thomas

White House producer for NBC News.

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