In a rare show of bipartisanship, the U.S. Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill. It now moves to the House, where Republican leaders say they plan to take up their own measure. The Supreme Court delivered major victories to supporters of gay marriage and struck down the heart of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Environmentalists reacted with some optimism to President Obama's climate change plan. The Boston Marathon bombing suspect was charged with murder and using a weapon of mass destruction. And a Texas abortion bill failed to pass after a dramatic filibuster. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
During a 13-hour filibuster this week, Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis (D) killed a bill that would have severely restricted abortion rights in the state. "She has turned herself into, if not a national figure, certainly a statewide figure," Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus said.
Iconic consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader joins us for a conversation about civic engagement, the role of the media, and the future of the progressive movement in the D.C. region.
Hillary Clinton is under pressure after a State Department report criticized her use of a private email server: what's in the report, potential security risks and whether it could affect Secretary Clinton's bid for the White House.
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