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NBC4 Meteorologist Veronica Johnson joins Kojo to explain today's storms. Revelations about government surveillance enrage civil libertarians and prompt a spirited defense from the White House and Capitol Hill, but polls show many Americans aren't so concerned. Former D.C. Council member Michael Brown admits taking bribes. And affirmative action loses its popularity ahead of a Supreme Court decision on its use for college admissions. It's your turn to set the agenda and discuss the week's news.

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