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Topping the news this week: Handguns. Democratic unity. And a North Korea breakthrough.

The high court hands down a 5-4 decision on gun rights. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama — together at last — hit the campaign trail.

President Bush takes North Korea off the terror list. Nuclear plant, gone. Zimbabwe goes to the polls in a sham election.

John McCain proposes a $300 million reward for a green car. And a wild ride for the stock market as oil tops 140.

This hour, On Point: We go behind the headlines with top analysts, Jack Beatty, and you.Guests:

Michael Gerson, columnist for The Washington Post, fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a former speechwriter and policy advisor to President George W. Bush

Amy Sullivan, senior editor and writer at Time magazine, and author of "The Party Faithful: How and Why Democrats Are Closing the God Gap"

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on June 27, 2008.

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