News With Ed -- April 18, 2016
Mass arrests at Democracy Awakening protest outside US Capitol
The Democracy Awakening saw more than mass arrests at the US Capitol, the 7th day of civil disobedience in protest of money in politics. RT’s Gayane Chichakyan reports from the demonstration. Then, Campaign Director for Democracy Spring Kai Newkirk and Steven Spaulding, Legal Director for Common Cause, join ‘News With Ed.’
“He is beholden to nobody”: New Yorkers explain why they feel the Bern
On the eve before the New York Primary, Hillary Clinton’s polling leads rival Bernie Sanders by a substantial margin. But it would not be the first time that Sanders bested Clinton when the numbers weren’t in his favor. So is New York feeling the Bern? To answer that question, RT’s Caleb Maupin joins ‘News With Ed’ from Queens, as Sanders delivers a speech to a rally nearby.