James Traub (columnist, ForeignPolicy.com), Jon Soltz (co-founder and chairman, VoteVets.org), Zerlina Maxwell (Democratic strategist), Ryan Grim (Washington bureau chief, The Huffington Post), Stephen Barton (Aurora shooting survivor and policy and outreach assistant, Mayors Against Illegal Guns) and Wallace Turbeville (former vice president, Goldman Sachs, and senior fellow, Demos).
“Obama’s failure has kind of made Joe Biden’s job that much more difficult.” —Ryan Grim watch video
“Right now, 40 percent of guns sold in this country — under federal law, they don’t require a background check.” —Stephen Barton watch video
On Wall Street, “you have the all the incentive in the world to take all the risk in the world.” —Wallace Turbeville watch video
Romney says he’ll protect people with pre-existing conditions who change jobs — but his plan says nothing about situations, for example, people with pre-existing conditions seeking health coverage for the first time. read post
“Coerced interrogations continue to be the bane of fair trials.” —Eliot Spitzer read post