Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other "Left, Right & Center" panelists discuss The New York Times' call for clemency for Edward Snowden. National Review editor Rich Lowry, providing the perspective from the right, acknowledges that Snowden's case is "ambiguous," while insisting he broke the law.
A look at the day's political happenings, including California voters make an about-face on marijuana legalization and an Illinois lawmaker offers an interesting comparison on gun control.
A look at the day's political happenings, including a GOP contender for a top Cabinet post in the Obama administration and why Michigan Republicans should have taken a closer look at the right-to-work legislation they passed.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Stephen Colbert's response to a poll that shows South Carolina voters want him in the Senate and why the Koch brothers postponed a major meeting.
“Democracy Now!" serves up a concise, 10-minute roundup of key election and ballot measure results from Tuesday night. Obama’s winning a second term, Elizabeth Warren’s election to the Senate, marriage equality in four states, the legalization of pot for recreational use in two, and the overcoming of efforts to suppress swing-state voters were among the major victories for liberals.
Voters in Colorado and Washington passed legislation Tuesday that effectively legalizes recreational marijuana use in those two states.