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Is America an Oligarchy?

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The infamous one percent of all Americans own 35% percent of the nation's wealth. Meanwhile CEO's are paid more than 300 times what an average American worker makes. The wealth gap is growing. A new study finds that what we all thought is true, most likely is: wealthier Americans wield more political influence. Also, Russia responds to ongoing clashes between Ukraine and pro-Russia militia. On today's Talking Point, vaping gets a rule book as the FDA begins drafting regulations for the fledgling e-cigarette industry. Barbara Bogaev guest hosts.

Banner image: Based on the imagery of EN2008 and Stan Dalone & Miran Rijavec