Legal Docket, America’s bloodiest battle, Dollars and Sense
Today’s news and Legal Docket with Mary Reichard, a look at a campaign contribution decision as well as a high court loss for Bronx Household of Faith, plus: a look back at the Battle of Shiloh fought in Tennessee, economic and business news from WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith, and more
Ft. Hood shooting: In Washington, the debate continues on how to prevent another tragedy like the shooting at Ft. Hood. The shooting left 4 dead and 16 wounded.
CIA interrogation: Sparks are flying over a controversial report on the CIA’s now shelved enhanced interrogation program. The Senate Intelligence committee voted last week to release parts of that report to the public.
Obamacare: As the midterm elections approach, some vulnerable Democrats are distancing themselves from the unpopular healthcare law. But House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says that the people who crafted the law are proud of what they have done.
Campaign donations: TW&E’s Jim Henry reports that the man who successfully petitioned the Supreme Court for changes to a campaign donation law says the ruling will enhance competition.
Legal Docket: Campaign contributions and another loss for the Bronx Household of Faith
Legal-affairs correspondent Mary Reichard discusses the Supreme Court decision to limit the number of politicians to whom a donor can give. Also discussed is another loss for Bronx Household of Faith case, which has been fighting a 20 year battle against the New York City Board of Education.
One of the bloodiest battles in American history
Learn more about the April 6 & 7, 1862, Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee.
Can we trust government numbers on unemployment?
Warren Cole Smith covers financial stories for WORLD News Group.