2012 election

Watchdog: Election Reveals Much Work For Voter Disenfranchisement

As the country prepares to watch the president be sworn in on Monday, some are taking the time to look back on the challenges faced to get to this point and particularly the challenges faced by voters during the election season.

Host Jamila Bey examines the issue of voter disenfranchisement and how vigilance from voters and watchdog groups alike helped to ensure that more Americans were able to exercise their voting rights.

To do this, she spoke with Marcia Johnson-Blanco, co-director of the Lawyers’ Committee’s Voting Rights Project with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

What About the CEOs who Threatened to Fire Staffs if Obama Re-Elected?

With America still recovering from the grueling race between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney, there are still a few stories on the presidential politics that haven’t been touched, including the CEOs who threatened to fire their staffs if Obama were re-elected.

Host Jamila Bey spoke with Carmen Russell-Sluchansky, host of the Capitol Affairs Report, to discuss the story.