Americans are slaves to sports and pornography, a Michigan congressman recently said, equating elective entertainment with the horrific American institution that allowed millions of men, women and children to be considered the property of others.
Virginia's lieutenant governor wins Democratic primary, beating back progressive outsider
Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill speak with New York Times columnist David Brooks, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report about the Republican ticket, Donald Trump’s convention speech challenge and how running mate Mike Pence’s calming demeanor is just the ‘Pepto Bismol’ he needs.
What Hillary Clinton has to do to beat Donald Trump
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“Pence knew what he was getting into by signing up with Trump,” said Amy Walter, a non-partisan national political analyst with the Cook Political Report. “Pence is not some naive politician now shocked by it all.