Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The White House claims victory after health care sign-ups surpass seven million. General Motors Chief Mary Barra and the nation’s top auto regulator testify on Capitol Hill. And the Supreme Court strikes down limits on overall campaign...

The White House claims victory after health care sign-ups surpass seven million. General Motors Chief Mary Barra and the nation’s top auto regulator testify on Capitol Hill. And the Supreme Court strikes down limits on overall campaign contributions. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Guests

Greg Ip

U.S. economics editor, The Economist, and author of "The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World."

Shawna Thomas

White House producer for NBC News.

Reid Wilson

staff writer, The Washington Post. He writes The Post's new political tipsheet email called “Read In”.

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After Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood--the second in five years on the base in Killeen, Texas--some wonder whether military leaders will take action, on base there as well as on bases across the country.

Beyond the issue of mental health, this week's incident could also mean the return of discussions on background checks, NBC White House Producer Shawna Thomas told Diane Rehm on her Friday radio program.

"There's a conversation to be had there," Thomas said.

For the full discussion, watch the video below.

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