Nick Haines moderates a debate among the candidates for Johnson County Chair this primary election: Ed Eilert, Head of JOCO Government Ed Peterson, JOCO Commissioner/Former Fairway Mayor Patricia Lightner, Former Kansas State Lawmaker Next week: Join proponents and opponents of the Kansas City streetcar project for a KCWIR Election special.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the week’s top news, including obstacles to passing an immigration bill, luring Hispanic voters, the White House’s handling of the Mideast conflict, as well as how perception of Hamas and Israel has shifted through social media.
The White House claims the number of unaccompanied children coming across the southern border has decreased in the past month. But border patrol agents say they are still overwhelmed. Jeffrey Brown talks to Shawn Moran of the National Border Patrol Council about a dip in apprehensions, the changing role of Border Patrol and new reports of excessive force against migrants, including children.