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The Business Of Legalized Marijuana And Ongoing Health Concerns

The Business Of Legalized Marijuana And Ongoing Health Concerns

April 21, 2014

The booming business and changing politics of marijuana.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

April 18, 2014

President Obama and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spar over immigration reform. And the New York Police Department drops a Muslim surveillance program. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

The Promise And Perils Of A New Project To Share Individual Patient Records.

The Promise And Perils Of A New Project To Share Individual Patient Records.

April 17, 2014

In a new effort to improve medical care, a group of hospitals, clinics and insurers is pooling patient data. We discuss the promise and perils of sharing individual patient records.

The Ongoing Political Battle For Tax Reform

April 15, 2014

On Tax Day, a look at ongoing efforts to make US tax policy simpler and more equitable and prospects for tax reform in a polarized political environment.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

April 11, 2014

The government for the first time releases data on Medicare payments. President Obama vows to do more for war veterans at a memorial for Fort Hood shooting victims. And Senate Republicans block debate on an equal pay bill. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

How the Civil Rights Act Changed America

How the Civil Rights Act Changed America

April 10, 2014

President Barack Obama and three former presidents gather in Texas to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. We discuss the struggle to pass the landmark legislation and its legacy today.

The West Virginia Chemical Leak and the Washington Mudslide: Politics, Regulations and Public Safety

April 8, 2014

A chemical leak that tainted West Virginia’s water supply and a mudslide that killed dozens in Washington are raising new questions about the role of private industry and environmental regulations.

The Worldwide Debate Over New Rules For The World Wide Web

The Worldwide Debate Over New Rules For The World Wide Web

April 7, 2014

The European Parliament votes to keep Internet service providers from selectively blocking or slowing services like Netflix and Skype. In the US, critics speak out over plans to give up oversight of the Internet’s address book. Debate over new rules for the World Wide Web.

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...

New Questions About GM, Government Regulators And Consumer Safety

April 2, 2014

GM chief Mary Barra and the top auto regulator answer questions on Capitol Hill on faulty ignition switches

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