Obama pledged to focus on the economy and helping working-class Americans, the Justice Department’s strategy to challenge discriminatory voting laws, the latest on Edward Snowden, and Anthony Weiner’s choice to stay in the New York City mayoral race. Joining NBC News’ Pete Williams: John Harwood, CNBC and New York Times; Carrie Johnson, NPR; Martha Raddatz, ABC News; Molly Ball, The Atlantic.
In the Webcast Extra, ABC New’s Martha Raddatz discusses her trip to a Syrian refuge camp in Jordan. Also, Eric Holder’s role in the new voting rights initiative in Texas and how immigration reform will affect the future of the Republican party. Plus, our panelists discuss the bipartisan deal on student loans.