For this month's Readers' Review: "Drown" -- the debut collection of short stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Junot Diaz. Twenty years ago, Diaz published ten heart-breaking tales about a fragmented family from the Dominican Republic finding their way in 1980s America.
The jobless rate in the U.S. falls to the lowest level since June 2008 as the economy added 252,000 jobs last month. The White House threatens to veto top priority legislation of the new Republican controlled Congress, including the Keystone XL pipeline. The House passes a measure to change the Affordable Care Act. President Obama announces plans for tuition-free community college. Jeb Bush ramps up a political operation for a possible 2016 presidential run. And U.S. reaction to the Paris terror attack. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- Manu Raju senior congressional reporter, Politico.
- Olivier Knox chief Washington correspondent, Yahoo! News.
- Jeanne Cummings deputy managing editor, Bloomberg Politics.
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