Los Angeles lawyer Louis J. Shapiro weighs in on the Steubenville, Ohio, rape trial and how CNN completely bungled its coverage of the verdict, political reporter David Cay Johnston takes a close look at the ups and downs of America’s economic progress, and Current TV contributor David Shuster and Newsweek’s Eleanor Clift dig into the latest on the GOP, including highlights from the Conservative Political Action Conference and Sarah Palin taking on Karl Rove. Then Salon.com contributor David Sirota returns to discuss why Colorado’s residents are starting to vote for more progressive ideas. Recently, the state legalized civil unions for same-sex couples and approved a bill requiring universal background checks for guns sales. And the Koch brothers are back at it for the GOP — The Nation’s Lee Fang joins to discuss.
Guest host Michael “Epic Politics Man” Shure talks with Current TV contributor David Shuster and Newsweek’s Eleanor Clift about the biggest takeaways from the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference. watch video
Guest host Michael Shure talks with The Nation’s Lee Fang about Charles and David Koch reaching out to supporters in their latest newsletter. watch video
Guest host Michael Shure talks with Louis J. Shapiro, legal analyst and defense attorney, and Anonymous member “K” about the Steubenville, Ohio, rape trial verdict and the media’s obsessive focus on the defendants. watch video
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