SOUTH CAROLINA CONTINUES TO HEAL - As his state continues to heal after last week’s tragic Charleston shooting, Sen. Lindsey Graham told NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell earlier this week that he had changed his mind on the Confederate battle flag after last Sunday’s church service. He joins Chuck to talk about the victims' funeral services, the Confederate battle flag debate, his run for president and his defense of “traditional marriage.”
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
SAME-SEX MARRIAGE RULING - Friday’s landmark ruling from the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the country. Mary Bonauto, lead lawyer in Obergefell v. Hodges, argued before the Court and talks with Chuck about the 5-4 decision.
Civil Rights Project Director, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
JINDAL ENTERS THE RACE - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced his candidacy for presidential nomination this week, becoming the latest Republican in the crowded 2016 field. He joins Chuck to address his run for presidency, this week’s Supreme Court rulings and more.
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA)
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POLITICAL PANEL - This past week has been a good one for President Obama; his trade deal was salvaged, the Supreme Court kept the ACA intact and same-sex marriage became legalized across the country. The panel discusses this news and more, including the national debate surrounding the Confederate battle flag.
Michael Eric Dyson
Professor, Georgetown University
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Professor, Harvard Law School
Columnist for The Washington Post
ALSO THIS SUNDAY - NBC News Justice Correspondent Pete Williams joins the show to discuss the week’s rulings from the Supreme Court on health care and same-sex marriage.