President Barack Obama’s team is reportedly on the hunt to hire more African-Americans, a search that has stirred a debate among black Democrats about Obama’s record on diversity and its implications for his reelection. Joining us is Jonathan Allen, Politico Senior Washington Correspondent.
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is in court today for the first day of his political corruption trial.
Blagojevich faces a handful of charges including perhaps the most salacious one – the charge that he allegedly tried to sell President Obama’s old Senate seat. If Blagojevich is convicted, he could be the fourth Illinois governor to head to federal prison in the past 40 years.