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With guest host Jane Clayson.

Netanyahu’s speech. Hillary Clinton’s email. Obamacare back at the high court. A stunning start to the Boston Marathon bombing trial. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves as he speaks before a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Since Republicans took control of Congress two months ago, an elaborate tug of war has broken out between GOP lawmakers and Obama over who calls the shots on major issues for the next two years. (AP)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves as he speaks before a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Since Republicans took control of Congress two months ago, an elaborate tug of war has broken out between GOP lawmakers and Obama over who calls the shots on major issues for the next two years. (AP)

This week: Netanyahu’s big address to Congress brings negotiations with Iran to a head. Obamacare challenged again at the high court. The Justice Department out with a damning report on Ferguson. A firestorm over emails makes for a rough week for Hillary Clinton. Iraqi troops battle to take Tikrit back from ISIS. Victims come face to face in court with the now-admitted Boston Marathon bomber. And Ringling Brothers says no more elephants. This hour, On Point: our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines
-- Jane Clayson

Guests

Lisa Desjardins, political editor for the PBS NewsHour. (@LisaDNews)

Michael Crowley, senior foreign affairs correspondent for POLITICO. (@michaelcrowley)

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst. (@jackbeattynpr)

From The Reading List

POLITICO: Would Bibi’s plan work? -- "Obama officials say that many foreign leaders share their view that for reasons of pride, politics and security, Iran — which has already devoted tens of billions of dollars to learning how to split the atom — will simply never relinquish a significant domestic nuclear program. U.S. officials say it has already been a struggle to make some countries meet their commitments to reduce Iranian oil imports."

PBS NewsHour: Why the House is trying to get ahold of Hillary’s inbox  -- "She’s not officially in the presidential race yet, but Hillary Clinton is under tough new scrutiny this week, after revelations that she relied exclusively on a private, not government, e-mail account, operated from a personal server, when she was — we when she served as secretary of state."

Reuters: U.S. Supreme Court split over Obamacare challenge — "The court's four liberals appeared supportive of the government. Conservatives Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito asked questions sympathetic to the challengers. Fellow conservative Clarence Thomas, following his usual practice, asked nothing. If the court rules against the Obama administration, up to 7.5 million people in at least 34 states would lose the tax subsidies that help low- and moderate-income people buy private health insurance, according to consulting firm Avalere Health."

This program aired on March 6, 2015.

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