The Big Picture: Episode 16

­The Republicans claimed sweeping victories in the midterm elections, but at what cost? Thom talks to Markos Moulitsas about how the Citizens United decision millions in corporate funding to flow into the election, and what this could mean for future elections. Plus, not even marijuana could bring young voters to the polls. Thom talks to Sara Haile-Mariam about what it will take to re-energize the youth demographic. Plus, numerous tax-cutting ballot initiatives were voted on in the midterms. Thom talks about how these will only pour salt on the deficit wounds of the states.