The Friday News Roundup: President Obama says a bomb may have brought down the Russian passenger plane. Turkey's president calls for a new constitution that would expand his powers. And in Europe the influx of migrants shows no sign of slowing. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Special-interest money poured into General Assembly elections across Virginia this year, as outside groups tried to influence races in several key districts. The glut of advertisements had mixed results, but experts say the tactics won't end anytime soon.
What effect did Michael Bloomberg's money have on the elections? What's next for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors? And how well did a prominent write-in campaign do in one Northern Virginia city?
Secretary of State Kerry meets with diplomats from Russia, Turkey and Saudi Arabia on the Syrian conflict. An American soldier is killed in Iraq in a raid to free prisoners held by ISIS. And Canada elects a new prime minister. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Vice President Joe Biden decides not to run for president. Congressman Paul Ryan lays out conditions for becoming House speaker: What these latest developments mean for the 2016 election and gridlock in Congress.
Virginia is one of the few places that holds elections in odd-numbered years, which means races where turnout is expected to be low, but — given how politically divided the commonwealth has become — the stakes are high. Here are 8 key races to watch next month.
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