We recap the week’s news including the developing scandal surrounding former Speaker of the House, Dennis Hastert; the latest developments from Springfield; and the ups-and-downs for the Chicago Bulls, Bears and Blackhawks.
Dozens of prisoners in a Venezuelan penitentiary center recently died after overdosing on stolen drugs, according to the government. But Jeremy McDermott of InSight Crime says there is reason to be skeptical of the official story. He tells us why.
India has faced an uphill battle in fighting corruption. But several months ago it passed legislation to protect whistleblowers. Public interest attorney Prashant Bhusan joins us to discuss whether the new law is having an impact.
Anne Sullivan was fired from Moore’s 49th Ward office in 2009, and paid nearly $9,000 in taxpayer-funded severance. She claims it was hush money to keep her quiet about alleged ethical violations in his office.