Lisa Graves

Center for Media and Democracy

Guest

Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy; former Deputy Director of the Center for National Security Studies, a civil liberties organization based in Washington, DC;  former Justice Department official (Clinton and Bush Administrations)

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Three months after Wisconsin's Republican  Governor Scott Walker  took office last year there were massive protests at the state capitol.

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Three months after Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker took office last year there were massive protests at the state capitol.

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When George Zimmerman admitted killing Trayvon Martin but he was not arrested, Florida's " Stand Your Ground " law became a household word.

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