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.
The withdrawal of the leading candidate for speaker of the House highlights major divisions in the Republican Party. We examine what's next for GOP leadership, and how the turmoil will impact critical budget deadlines and the 2016 elections.
E.U. nations disagree over the latest plan to resettle migrants. China's President Xi Jinping arrives in the U.S. for a state visit. And the German government comes under fire over the Volkswagen emissions scandal. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
The upcoming 2016 election will mark the first presidential election since the Supreme Court struck down parts of the Voting Rights Act. We look at new voting laws, court challenges and a call from President Barack Obama to restore all provisions of the Act.
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