The first segment of June 20th’s WCVB On The Record Sunday Roundtable with anchors Janet Wu and Ed Harding. Mary Anne Marsh and Andrew Goodrich discuss Rachel Rollins, Jim Lyons, and the death penalty for Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Also, who’s up next for Massachusetts US Attorney? Earlier today, frontrunner Rachel Rollins, Suffolk County DA, went On The Record to give viewers a preview. Rollins discussed a number of the state’s hot button legal issues, from the death penalty for the Boston Marathon Bomber to the Mikayla Miller investigation.
Next, is Senator Ed Markey’s call to expand the Supreme Court losing steam? In the light of a recent 7-2 ruling to leave Obamacare unchanged, many Democrats in DC may not find the motivation to keep pushing for fundamental changes to the highest court.
Also, Massachusetts GOP Chairman Jim Lyons faces pressure to step down. After failing to condemn a State Rep. who called a gay opponent adopting a child “sickening,” 29 of 30 GOP State House members signed a letter requesting immediate action.
Finally, Acting Mayor Kim Janey is trying to fill two open seats in the Boston School Committee. In the light of recent scandals, is it time to change those seats from appointments to elections?
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