Richard Rosenfeld

Founders professor of criminology and criminal justice at the University of Missouri - St. Louis

Founders professor of criminology and criminal justice at the University of Missouri - St. Louis

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Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the stalemate in Congress, July jobs report, and what should be done about an increase in violent crime.

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Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the stalemate in Congress, July jobs report, and what should be done about an increase in violent crime.

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