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Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

April 18, 2014

Ukraine's interim government struggles to rein in pro-Russian militants. China's economic growth slows. And al Qaida's leader in Yemen vows to attack the U.S. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

April 4, 2014

NATO's chief warns Russian troops are prepared to attack Ukraine. The U.S. scrambles to rescue faltering Middle East peace talks. And a wave of Taliban-led violence continues in Afghanistan ahead of Saturday's elections. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

The Supreme Court Strikes Down Overall Limits On Campaign Contributions

The Supreme Court Strikes Down Overall Limits On Campaign Contributions

April 3, 2014

The Supreme Court has struck down overall limits on federal campaign contributions for the first time. It’s considered, in some ways, a follow up to the Court’s Citizens United ruling four years ago. Like Citizens United, the decision...

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

March 28, 2014

In Europe, President Barack Obama urges strengthening NATO. An Egyptian court sentences to death hundreds of people tied to the Muslim Brotherhood. And Venezuela's government arrests three generals on charges of plotting a coup. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Battle For Control Of The Senate And Outlook For Midterm Elections

Battle For Control Of The Senate And Outlook For Midterm Elections

March 18, 2014

A year ago, a Republican National Committee task force issued a biting critique of the party's election failures in 2012. Today, a new battle plan is emerging. The outlook for midterm elections.

Four Years After Citizens United: The State Of Money In Politics

January 7, 2014

In January 2010, the Supreme Court ruled corporations could spend unlimited amounts of money to support or oppose candidates. Four years later: money in politics and the state of campaign finance reform.

Evolving American Attitudes On Same-Sex Marriage

November 20, 2013

A public rift in the Cheney family highlights the ongoing debate and controversy over the rights of gays and lesbians to marry. Diane and her guests explore evolving American attitudes on same-sex marriage.

Dan Balz: "Collision 2012: Obama Vs. Romney And The Future Of Elections In America"

August 8, 2013

Behind the scenes of the 2012 presidential race and how the campaigns of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney could shape future American elections.

The Future Of The GOP

May 30, 2013

The Republican Party controls the House but has lost the popular vote in five of the past six presidential elections. GOP efforts to position the party for future success.

Olympia Snowe: "Fighting For Common Ground: How We Can Fix The Stalemate In Congress"

May 21, 2013

When Sen. Olympia Snowe, a Maine Republican, announced she would not seek re-election in 2012, she spoke of her frustration with political polarization. Now, in a new book, she lays out how lawmakers can find common ground.

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