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Mon, May 12, 2014 -- 9:00 AM

Political News Roundup


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Participants display placards during a vigil in Washington, DC, on May 9, 2014 organized by Amnesty International in support of the abducted Nigerian school girls.
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Participants display placards during a vigil in Washington, DC, on May 9, 2014 organized by Amnesty International in support of the abducted Nigerian school girls.

A number of domestic and international political stories have been making recent headlines. Mitt Romney split from his fellow Republicans by calling for a minimum wage increase. First lady Michelle Obama joined an online campaign to bring home the 200-plus kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls still missing. And President Obama released a new plan to promote energy efficiency. We'll discuss these and other top stories.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • David Mark, editor-in-chief of Politix, an online community focusing on national politics and former senior editor with Politico
  • Lesley Clark, White House correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers

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