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May 5th, 2013
02:34 PM ET

State of the Union Crib Sheet for Sunday May 5th

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On this Cinco de Mayo Sunday, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin joined Candy to discuss the Boston bombing investigation and implications of the attack for immigration reform, as well as future prospects for gun control legislation.

Rep. Peter King of New York also weighed in on Boston, as well as the latest developments in the ongoing conflict in Syria.

A panel of experts including Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, Jessica Stern, Suhail Khan and Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discussed the causes and process of terrorist radicalization and ways to identify someone who has become self-radicalized.

Finally, AB Stoddard of The Hill and Jeanne Cummings of Bloomberg News broke down the week’s big political news.

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May 5th, 2013
02:09 PM ET

Has President Obama lost his "mojo"?

The Hill’s A.B. Stoddard and Bloomberg’s Jeanne Cummings weigh in.


Filed under: State of the Union
May 5th, 2013
02:02 PM ET

King: Arming rebels could help Al Qaeda

Rep. Peter King says he has reservations about arming the Syrian rebels – it could end up strengthening Al Qaeda.


Filed under: Newsmakers • State of the Union
May 5th, 2013
01:54 PM ET

Getting answers on Benghazi

Rep. Peter King on the lingering questions on the Benghazi attack and the answers he wants from the hearings.


Filed under: Newsmakers • Peter King • State of the Union
May 5th, 2013
01:51 PM ET

Crackdown on student visas

Rep. Peter King talks about the aftermath of the Boston bombings and the intelligence breakdown on student visas.


Filed under: Newsmakers • Peter King • State of the Union
May 5th, 2013
01:02 PM ET

The roots of radicalization

Examining the roots of radicalization with an expert panel. Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Director of the Center for the Study of Terrorist Radicalization at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies; Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy; Jessica Stern, former member of the National Security Council under President Clinton and author of DENIAL: A Memoir of Terror; and Suhail Khan, a Senior Fellow for Christian-Muslim understanding at the Institute for Global Engagement.


Filed under: State of the Union
May 5th, 2013
12:19 PM ET

Durbin: "Political change" is needed for gun legislation

Sen. Dick Durbin (D) Illinois said Sunday that a change in the political sentiment is needed to pass gun legislation.


Filed under: Dick Durbin • Newsmakers • State of the Union
May 5th, 2013
10:56 AM ET

"Immigration will make America safer"

Sen. Dick Durbin (D) Illinois a "Gang of 8" member said Sunday that immigration reform is the way to make America safer.


Filed under: Dick Durbin • Newsmakers • State of the Union

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