Politics

Growing Tensions In Ukraine And The Political Motivations Of Vladimir Putin

Growing Tensions In Ukraine And The Political Motivations Of Vladimir Putin

April 16, 2014

As tension mounts between Russia and Ukraine, understanding the political motivations of Vladimir Putin.

The Ongoing Political Battle For Tax  Reform

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

April 4, 2014

The White House claims victory after health care sign-ups surpass seven million. General Motors Chief Mary Barra and the nation’s top auto regulator testify on Capitol Hill. And the Supreme Court strikes down limits on overall campaign...

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...

Update On The Affordable Care Act

Update On The Affordable Care Act

April 1, 2014

In the past week, Healthcare.gov saw a surge in visitors, ahead of the deadline for the first enrollment period. An update on the Affordable Care Act: the numbers, disparity among states and next steps.

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.

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