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The Senate makes a deal on filibusters. Attorney General Eric Holder attacks stand-your-ground laws. And a Rolling Stone cover of the Boston bombing suspect sparks outrage. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Justice Department officials are reviewing whether George Zimmerman committed a civil rights violations, such as a hate crime, when he shot dead Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. The panel also discussed ambiguity in how large of a role stand-your-ground laws played in the jury's decision to acquit Zimmerman of murder charges.

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