The penalty phase is expected to begin next week.
Rich covers the case of a man killed by a police officer in South Carolina, the reaction to Rand Paul’s run for President, and the University of Michigan canceling a showing of American Sniper. He also talked to Shaneen Allen about her pardon from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Utah Senator Mike Lee about his new book, Our Lost Constitution.
Chris discusses the dismissal of some charges in the trial against Kermit Gosnell, Pat Toomey’s response to the delays caused by FAA furloughs, Pennsylvania Democrats efforts to get Governor Tom Corbett to accept the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, and the reported motivation of the Boston Marathon bombers. He also talks to J.D. Mullane from the Bucks County Courier-Times.
Chris analyzes the decision not to declare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an enemy combatant, Rutgers University’s move to suspend their lacrosse coach for verbally abusing players and the story parents who let their child die instead of seeking medical help. He also talks to Andrew McCarthy about the potential of a wider terrorist plot connected to the Boston Marathon bombing and Amity Shlaes about her new book on Calvin Coolidge.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was not be read his Miranda rights because the government is invoking the rare public safety exception.
A 19-year-old Massachusetts college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing was captured hiding out in a boat parked in a backyard Friday.