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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.

Tainted Steroid Injections And Public Health

October 10, 2012

Thousands of people may have been exposed to deadly fungal meningitis from tainted steroid injections for back and neck pain: What the outbreak reveals about regulations, oversight of compounding pharmacies and risks to public health.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

October 5, 2012

Fallout from the first presidential debate. A first look at September unemployment numbers. And Pennsylvania’s voter ID law is blocked. Diane and her guests discuss the week’s top stories, what happened and why.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

September 28, 2012

New polls showed President Barack Obama ahead in several key swing states with just six weeks to go until the election. Mixed economic news this week with reports showing higher consumer confidence but weaker GDP growth. And the NFL reached a tentative agreement with its referee union. Chris Cillizza of The Washington Post, Lisa Lerer of Bloomberg News and Michael Hirsh of National Journal join guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Sheila Bair: "Bull by the Horns"

September 26, 2012

Sheila Bair describes the 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath as she saw it during her time as chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. She explains why the U.S. financial system is still at risk and tougher regulatory reform is needed.

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