The Islamic State launches a counterattack in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as the battle to retake Mosul intensifies. Ecuador cuts off Internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. And the president of the Philippines says his country is pivoting away from the U.S. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
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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