Friday News Roundup - Domestic
A federal review board says the NSA data collection program is illegal. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warns the U.S. will reach its borrowing limit by the end of February. And Virginia’s attorney general announces he’ll fight the state’s ban on gay marriage. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
Washington bureau chief, The Wall Street Journal.
columnist and editorial writer, The Washington Post.
chief Washington correspondent, Yahoo! News.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) said this week he will not defend the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The panel discussed how the move will be viewed politically by both Democrats and Republicans. "The underlying premise, I think, is that if there were a new vote in Virginia on that constitutional ban on gay marriage, it would fail now because public opinion has shifted so quickly and so thoroughly," said Jerry Seib of The Wall Street Journal.