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Friday News Roundup - International

May 9, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin's vow to pull back troops from its border with Ukraine is met with skepticism. Syrian rebels give up a key city in the three-year conflict. And in South Sudan, the government agrees to suspend attacks on militants. A panel of journalists joins guest host Steve Roberts for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

The Battle For Political Control Of State Governments

May 6, 2014

Republicans have legislative majorities in 26 states and are working to build on that success. We discuss the battle for control of state governments and implications for environmental, economic and social policy.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

May 2, 2014

Pro-Russian militants extend their reach in eastern Ukraine. Iraqis turn out for their first nationwide elections since the U.S. troop withdrawal. And Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams is questioned over his alleged role in a decades-old IRA slaying. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

A Conversation With Congressman Henry Waxman

April 28, 2014

Henry Waxman is one of the longest-serving members of Congress. The veteran lawmaker talks with Diane on crafting the Clean Air Act and the new health care law and why he's leaving Congress after 40 years.

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

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

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.

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