Sunday Show roundup: Intelligence failures in Boston

How could you miss the fact that the guy you were-- you were informed by a foreign intelligence service you have a radical in your midst. FBI agents gather near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 16. (AP Photo)

The Sunday morning news shows this week were dominated by news out of Boston and Syria. Some lawmakers were critical of what they saw as intelligence failures in the lead-up to the Boston attacks, while others hinted at new information on "persons of interest" in the United States. Some senators pushed for intervention in Syria. And Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) declared that gun control is not dead.

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Lawmakers criticize handling of Boston bombing

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Lawmakers: There are ‘persons of interest’ in Boston bombing in U.S.

Rachel Weiner covers local politics for The Washington Post.

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