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National politics round-up

April 7, 2014

Guests: Reid Wilson & Jay Newton-Small

Last week, the Senate Intelligence Committee voted to declassify a report of the CIA’s controversial interrogations program. The Supreme Court ruled on the biggest campaign finance case since the 2010 Citizens United decision, in McCutcheon v. FEC. As of last Monday, over 7.1 million Americans have signed up for health plans under the Affordable Care Act, – and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindell and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan have offered alternative plans. And nine Republican and Democratic congressional committee chairmen are planning to step down this year because of age and term limits. Marty discusses these recent national news stories and more with REID WILSON, who covers state politics and policy for the Washington Post’s GovBeat blog, and JAY NEWTON-SMALL, Washington Correspondent for TIME Magazine.

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