Boston Bomber Has Put the Death Penalty Back on Trial

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The State of Massachusetts has abolished capital punishment… but the Boston Marathon bomber was convicted in federal court. Nobody doubts Jahar Tsarnaev was guilty, and the "penalty phase" makes execution an option -- even though Bostonians are opposed.

Also, the Senate reaches a deal for a confirmation vote on Loretta Lynch. On today’s Talking Point, how much of your money should you give away?

Banner image: Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev (L) is seen with his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev (now deceased), in the crowd at the Boston Marathon, April 15, 2013. Photo courtesy FBI



Warren Olney