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Jan
17
2014

Obama's recommendations to reform NSA surveillance practices; a congressional report calls Benghazi attack “likely preventable”; the political fallout from Obamacare, and two cases argued before SCOTUS dealing with restrictions on abortion protesters and presidential recess appointments. Joining Gwen: Peter Baker, New York Times; Joan Biskupic, Reuters; Jeff Zeleny, ABC News; Tom Gjelten, NPR.

On the Webcast Extra, our panelists discuss the wave of retirements announced this week in Congress. “They're tired of the slow pace,” ABC's Jeff Zeleny said. Plus, the Supreme Court weighs the president's recess appointments. And how have President Obama's views on security vs. privacy evolved since his time in the Senate?