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CLIP: Pending Supreme Court Cases
Kimberly Robinson talked about pending Supreme Court rulings on issues including same-sex marriage, health care subsidies, and lethal injection drugs.
May 26, 2015 : 8 min. 10 sec.

CLIP: Baltimore Protests and Riots
The protests and riots in Baltimore following the funeral for Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining spinal injuries while in police custody, were discussed. Remarks from President Obama were included.
April 29, 2015 : 4 min. 51 sec.

CLIP: Supreme Court Oral Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage
David Savage talked about the Supreme Court’s oral arguments on whether states can ban same-sex marriage, the implications of a ruling on the topic, and the status of same-sex marriage in the U.S.
April 28, 2015 : 4 min. 49 sec.

CLIP: Indiana Religious Freedom Law
Sam Baker talked about his piece in the National Journal on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which received backlash after it was signed into law in March 2015 by Governor Mike Pence (R).
April 2, 2015 : 3 min. 6 sec.

CLIP: Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) at Selma 50th Anniversary
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) spoke at the event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, AL.
March 7, 2015 : 7 min. 31 sec.

CLIP: "Justice for All" March
Al Sharpton discusses the march being held in Washington, DC to protest police brutality and the lack of indictments in the deaths of black men.
December 13, 2014 : 2 min.

CLIP: Sen. McCain (R-AZ) on CIA Interrogations
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) reacted to the release of a Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA’s use of enhanced interrogation techniques.
December 10, 2014 : 5 min. 56 sec.

Attorney General Holder on Eric Garner Case
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a federal civil rights investigation into the death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner. Mr. Garner died after a New York police officer placed him in a choke hold. A grand jury declined to press charges against the officer.
December 3, 2014 : 3 min. 49 sec.

President Obama on Ferguson Grand Jury Decision
President Obama delivered a statement from the White House after a grand jury in St. Louis decided it didn’t have enough evidence to press charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who killed an unarmed teenager this summer.
November 24, 2014 : 9 min. 27 sec.

CLIP: Attorney General Eric Holder Resignation Analysis
Carrie Johnson discussed Eric Holder’s decision to step down, its impact, and possible replacements for Attorney General.
September 26, 2014 : 4 min. 27 sec.
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