Politics

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

November 15, 2013

Low enrollment in insurance exchanges spurs calls to change the health care law. Senate Republicans block another Obama court nominee. And congressional hearings begin on the nomination of Janet Yellen to chair the Federal Reserve. A panel of reporters join guest host Susan Page to discuss the week in news.

The U.S. And Israel Divide Over Containing Iran's Nuclear Program

November 13, 2013

Israel's prime minister lobbied hard against proposals offered by Western diplomats over Iran’s nuclear program. Disagreement between the U.S. and Israel over concessions from Iran and next steps in the diplomatic process.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

November 8, 2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius rejects calls to delay parts of the Affordable Care Act. The Senate votes on a bill to ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. And the U.S. economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the third quarter. Guest host Katty Kay and a panel of journalists discuss the week's top national stories.

Day-After Analysis Of State Election Results

November 6, 2013

Post-election analysis of key state races and ballot initiatives across the country, including Virginia, New Jersey and Alabama. Diane and her guests discuss state election results, the influence of outside money and how national trends are shaping state and local politics.

Doris Kearns Goodwin: "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, And The Golden Age Of Journalism"

Doris Kearns Goodwin: "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, And The Golden Age Of Journalism"

November 5, 2013

The nation's 26th president was both a leader of the Republican Party and a Progressive. How Theodore Roosevelt used his "bully pulpit" -- a term he coined -- to push through laws to break up monopolies, protect consumers and create national parks.

Analysis Of President Obama's Leadership And Management Style

November 4, 2013

The White House says President Barack Obama was not aware the NSA was spying on European leaders, and he did not know about the problems facing Healthcare.gov. Diane and her guests provide analysis of the president's leadership and management style.

Friday News Roundup - International

November 1, 2013

International inspectors meet their deadline for ridding Syria of chemical weapons. The U.S. and European Union trade accusations on spying. And there are new concerns that Iraq could be sliding toward civil war. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

November 1, 2013

Apologies from the Obama administration over rollout of the Affordable Care Act website. Congressional budget negotiators meet for the first time. And the deficit falls to the lowest level since 2008. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

The Moral And Economic Costs Of Slavery

October 31, 2013

The film "Twelve Years a Slave" is a brutal reminder of the connection between America's early economic success and the North American slave trade. Facing up to the moral and economic cost of slavery.

Questions About HealthCare.gov And The Affordable Care Act

October 30, 2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies about the troubled rollout of HealthCare.gov. Diane and her guests explore questions about the launch of the Affordable Care Act and why Medicaid enrollment is surging.

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