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Reporters' Roundtable

In Florida, a life-sustaining feeding tube was re-inserted into a brain-damaged woman, despite the wishes of her husband. In Washington, D.C., partisan bickering erupts over the White House judicial nomination of Janice Rogers Brown, an African-American woman. The U.S. House and Senate are forcing a showdown with the White House over lifting travel restrictions to Cuba, and Atlanta's airport gets a name change. NPR's Tavis Smiley discusses these news headlines of the week with Elmer Smith, columnist with The Philadelphia Daily News, and Rochelle Riley, columnist with The Detroit Free Press.