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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.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

March 28, 2014

President Barack Obama extends the health care enrollment deadline for some applicants. The Senate votes on an aid package for Ukraine. And five of Bernie Madoff’s former employees are convicted of conspiracy. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Western Powers Weigh Responses To Russia's Next Moves

Western Powers Weigh Responses To Russia's Next Moves

March 27, 2014

President Barack Obama and European leaders concede there's not much that can be done about Russia's annexation of Crimea. Western powers weigh responses to Putin’s possible next moves.

President Jimmy Carter: "A Call To Action"

President Jimmy Carter: "A Call To Action"

March 26, 2014

Former President Jimmy Carter on why he believes bias against women is the world's most serious unaddressed challenge. He describes how social acceptance of violence and selective religious interpretations serve to reinforce discrimination and abuse, and what he believes can be done to right this long-standing wrong.

The Affordable Care Act Back In The Supreme Court

The Affordable Care Act Back In The Supreme Court

March 24, 2014

The Supreme Court is set to hear a high-profile case challenging the requirement under the Affordable Care Act that large employers provide birth control coverage to their workers. A preview of the arguments and political and legal implications at stake.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

March 21, 2014

The U.S. and European Union announce new sanctions against Russia. The State Department orders Syria to suspend operations at its U.S. embassy and consulates. And the latest on the Malaysian airliner. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

March 21, 2014

President Barack Obama pushes more young people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Reaction to Janet Yellen’s first press conference as Fed chair. And Toyota agrees to a $1.2 billion settlement with the Justice Department over acceleration defects. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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