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July 12, 2013

Weekly Show

The Obama administration's attempt to navigate a diplomatic tightrope in Egypt, efforts to pass comprehensive immigration reform in the House, growing restrictive state abortion laws, and redemption after political sex scandals. Joining Gwen: Alan Gomez, USA Today; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; Peter Baker, New York Times; and Beth Reinhard, National Journal.

In the Webcast Extra, our panelists discuss what Rick Perry and Janet Napolitano’s resignations mean and why they left, give us an update on the Snowden affair and discuss the scandal-ridden Virginia gubernatorial race

Egypt court, citing threats, cancels session on key issue in standoff with Morsi

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Egypt’s highest court indefinitely postponed a highly anticipated ruling Sunday, leaving the nation’s upcoming referendum on the new constitution in a state of uncertainty and putting off for now a direct confrontation with President Mohammed Morsi over his claim of judicial immunity.

Mohammed Morsi’s visit to U.S. shows changing relations with Egypt

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Mohammed Morsi’s first visit Monday to the United States as the president of Egypt offers a timely example of all the ways relations between the countries have changed since Egypt held its first democratic election three months ago.