Jails in the U.S. have increasingly become holding cells for people suffering from mental illness despite the fact that the vast majority pose no threat to public safety. We get an update on new efforts to keep people with mental illness out of jail and into treatment.
Guest Host: Susan Page
Senator John McCain is once again advocating passage of a major campaign finance reform bill, and many analysts believe it has a good chance of becoming law. A panel talks about the new bill and the new context in which its merits are being debated.
- Sen. Jamie Raskin professor of Constitutional law and the First Amendment at American University's Washington College of Law; public interest lawyer active on voting rights and electoral reform issues.
- John Samples director of the Cato Institute's Center for Representative Government
- Sen. John McCain R-Arizona, was first elected to the Senate in 1986.
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