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Due Diligence

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Due Diligence is an internationally broadcast radio news show covering politics, law, economic policy and foreign affairs, based in Washington, DC.

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The Senate today rejected an amendment to the immigration overhaul bill that would have increased border security before providing a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented residents in the United States.... more

We continue the conversation on the Congressional debate over immigration reform. Yesterday we talked about the divide among Republicans on several issues and what it will mean for passage in the House. However, an article in... more

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In Chapter 1, we discuss the NSA practice of reviewing phone records and the ramifications of leaking information on those classified programs. We talk to Michael Figura of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee. In Chapter 2, we talk... more

A special one-hour episode on drones and U.S. foreign policy. First we talk to Medea Benjamin, the co-founder of Codepink about the use of drones and the president's speech in which he called for scaling back of the drone program.... more

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While the Chinese cyberattacks make big news and concern defense experts in the U.S., it gives the Department of Defense an argument for funding in Congress during a time of austerity and cutbacks. What does Congress think? For more... more

Chapter 1: GOP Starts Hispanic Outreach Program GOP leaders are going into the next phase of their outreach to Hispanic voters. This is in response to the fact more than 70 percent of Hispanic voters voted for President Obama over... more

Chapter 1: Obama calls for review of War on Terror tactics We continue the converation on President Obama's change in policy regarding the War on Terror including promises to scale down the drone program and close the Guantanamo... more

Chapter 1: President addresses drones and Guantanamo The president gave an hour speech today at National Defense University in which he signaled changes in the U.S. drone program and a renewed committment to close the U.S.... more