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The News Roundup

It was another hot week in Washington. The White House backs a proposal to curb legal immigration, the DOJ takes on affirmative action in college admissions and, after some doubt and a little silence, the president signed new sanctions on Russia. In international news, accusations of fraud in Venezuela's national election are flying, Russia expels hundreds of American diplomats and is the U.S. willing to go to war or willing to talk it out with North Korea? Two panels of journalists join Joshua Johnson to discuss the week's top news stories. Covering domestic news is Michael Schmidt, Washington correspondent for The New York Times, Shawna Thomas, Washington bureau chief for Vice News and Salena Zito, reporter for the Washington Examiner. Discussing international news is Moises Naim, chief international columnist for El Pais, Mary Louise Kelly, national security correspondent for NPR and Barbara Plett Usher, State Department correspondent for the BBC.

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