War in Yemen, Ted Cruz for President, Harry Reid Retires

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Yet another proxy war begins in the Middle East as the US supports Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen. Ted Cruz announces his run for president. Does he have a shot? Probably not says our panel, but Emily Bazelon says he could be a spoiler because he doesn't care if anyone likes him. Josh Barro says Cruz promises conservatives things he knows he can't deliver, and Rich Lowry says his tax policy is just a slogan, but he could win in Iowa with it. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announces he will not seek re-election and endorses Sen. Charles Schumer as his successor.

Josh Barro (New York Times) moderates from the Center. On the Left is Robert Scheer (TruthDig.com).  Rich Lowry (National Review) is on the Right. Emily Bazelon (New York Times Magazine, senior research fellow at Yale Law School) is our special guest.

Photo: Senator and Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz (Gage Skidmore)