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Friday News Roundup - International

November 30, 2012

Protests in Egypt over the president's power grab. The Palestinian Authority makes a U.N. bid. And European finance ministers set new bailout terms for Greece.

The Role Of The SEC And What's Needed To Keep Watch On Wall Street

November 28, 2012

The role of the SEC in regulating Wall Street.

Shopping Trends In America

November 21, 2012

Retailers look forward to the holiday shopping season for at least one-fifth of their annual sales. How online shopping, a Black Friday backlash and economic uncertainty are shaping purchasing trends.

Tax Policy Debate: Raising Rates Versus Limiting Deductions

November 20, 2012

Raising rates versus limiting deductions and loopholes: tax policy debate in Washington and efforts to raise tax revenues by $1.6 trillion over the next decade.

Friday News Roundup - International

November 16, 2012

An Israeli airstrike kills the top Hamas military commander. Congress holds hearings on the Benghazi, Libya, consulate attack. And China’s ruling Communist Party names its top leader. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno to discuss the week’s top international stories, what happened and why.

U.S. Oil Production Boom

November 14, 2012

An exploration of the U.S. domestic shale oil boom and geopolitical power.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

November 2, 2012

Diane and guests discuss the week’s top national stories, including the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the October jobs report and the final push before Election Day.

Congress And The Fiscal Cliff

October 29, 2012

Prospects for congressional action on the fiscal cliff: What presidential election results could mean for expiring tax cuts and massive federal budget cuts.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

October 26, 2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney target swing states after the final debate. Federal prosecutors sue Bank of America for mortgage fraud. And new home sales rise to a two-and-a-half-year high. Diane and guests discuss the week’s top national stories: what happened and why.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

October 19, 2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney continue to battle after a contentious debate. A plot to bomb the New York Federal Reserve Bank is foiled. And U.S. home building surges.

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