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The State of the Union Impact at Home & Abroad and Potential 2016 Republican Candidates Head to Iowa

January 23, 2015
President Obama's State of the Union was met with pushback from the Republican-controlled Congress, but where is there room for compromise on the president's 2015 legislative agenda? Alexis Simendinger and Ed O'Keefe report on the president's proposals for community college and trade as well as the Republican opposition. It was also a busy week abroad, with diplomatic talks in Cuba, upheaval in Yemen and potential Iran sanctions. Michael Crowley reports on how President Obama is firing back at critics of his foreign policy. And the 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls are converging in Iowa for the Freedom Summit this weekend. John Dickerson is on the ground to preview the first cattle call for the increasing field of GOP candidates.

European Terror Attacks, Nuclear Talks with Iran, Same-Sex Marriage at the Supreme Court

January 16, 2015
Reverberations from the terror attack in Paris continued this week as dozens of arrests have been made, and Europe remains on heightened alert. Plus, nuclear talks with Iran continue, and President Obama is threatening to veto legislation imposing more sanctions on Iran saying they would derail progress. The Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of same-sex marriage. Republicans are meeting in California this week, while several have already started making moves towards a 2016 White House campaign. And in our Friday Focus, John Harwood of CNBC previews President Obama's State of the Union address.

Paris Attacks & Global Terror Threats and the Republican-Controlled Congress

January 9, 2015
The latest on the investigation into the shooting at Charlie Hebdo magazine.

Shifting Political Landscape in 2015

January 2, 2015
With a Republican-controlled Congress, what's in store for Obama's final 2 years?

The Stories That Shaped 2014

December 26, 2014
From good economic news to foreign policy challenges, 2014 was eventful.

North Korea's Sony Hack Attack, U.S.-Cuba Relations Thaw, and Bush, Clinton Political Dynasties

December 19, 2014
North Korea hacks Sony, Changing Cuba relations, and political dynasties

Senate Releases CIA Torture Report & Bipartisan Budget Deal

December 12, 2014
Report on CIA interrogations & spending bill deal reached

Full Episode: Federal Probes into Policing, New Defense Chief, Averting a Government Shutdown

December 5, 2014
Justice Department investigates police shootings.

Ferguson fallout, Chuck Hagel resigns, and Voice of the Voters

November 28, 2014
Where does the nation turn after Ferguson?
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