It is customary for an outgoing President to grant 11th hour pardons, sometimes to surprising recipients. Of course, not all presidential pardons are created equal. To be sure, justice and mercy are worthy and occasional goals. But the end-of-term pardons often reveal other, less savory objectives.
- February 4, 2020This week: Impeachment and the Constitution. Lawyer Steven Harper has been following the Russian-Trump story from the very beginning, since before the election. He talks with Bill about what’s next.
- February 18, 2014A DoD initiative to educate the public on the history of the Vietnam War is misleading.
- June 19, 2012Forty years after Watergate, "we're back to the Nixon era" of secret money buying our elections.
- April 13, 2012Deep Throat taught us to "follow the money," but post-Citizens United, that's harder than ever.