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Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

The flag-draped coffin of Sen. Robert Byrd passes through the Capitol in Washington, July 1, 2010. (AP)
The flag-draped coffin of Sen. Robert Byrd passes through the Capitol in Washington, July 1, 2010. (AP)

The House voted to tighten the reins on financial institutions, while the Senate voted reign in stimulus spending – by holding back on unemployment benefits.

The President championed immigration reform, as Russian spies were discovered in our midst.

Senator Robert Byrd died, Larry King announced his retirement, and the oil in the Gulf spills on.

This hour On Point: Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
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Guests:

Gail Chaddock, Congressional correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor

Amy Sullivan, former nation editor, now contributing writer for Time magazine

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst

This program aired on July 2, 2010.

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