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The Justice Department announces a $20 million dollar pilot program for police body cameras. That news comes as peaceful protests in Baltimore and elsewhere continue over the death of Freddie Gray. The U.S. economy grew by just 0.2 percent in the first quarter, well below the one percent forecast by many economists. The Supreme Court hears arguments in a potentially historic same-sex marriage case. The Clinton Foundation’s fundraising efforts continue to dog Hillary Clinton’s early presidential campaign,as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) announces he’s seeking the Democratic nomination for president. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- Nina Totenberg Legal affairs correspondent, NPR.
- John Dickerson Chief political correspondent for Slate magazine and political director for CBS. Author of "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star."
- Neil King, Jr. Global economics editor and deputy Washington bureau chief, The Wall Street Journal.
Video: How Do Cell Phone Cameras Affect Police Accountability?
A number of young black men have died in police custody in the past few years. But it’s a problem African-American communities across the country have spoken about for decades.
USA Today’s Susan Page asked during this week’s panel: Does the media only now care because there’s so much cell phone footage of these incidents?
Video: Will SCOTUS Rule In Favor of Same-Sex Marriage?
We look at the odds of the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage, expected sometime in June.
Video: Why Language Matters When Talking About Baltimore
Riots or rebellions? Looters or thugs? We’ve used a variety of words to describe what’s happening in Baltimore. Why does that matter?
Video: Is SCOTUS Considering A Compromise In The Same-Sex Marriage Debate?
Though there are two clear arguments in the same-sex marriage case before the Supreme Court — whether the Constitution requires states to allow them, or not — justices could consider a compromise: Require states to recognize marriages that take place in other states but not necessarily have to do the same at home.
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