President Barack Obama is back in Washington, D.C. to handle the crises in Iraq and Ferguson, Missouri. Governor Rick Perry has been indicted in Texas for allegedly abusing his office and trying to coerce an elected official. And it’s been revealed that Hillary Clinton’s recent contracts require a presidential suite and private jet for her speaking gigs.
NPR's Charlie Mahtesian speaks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about this week in politics.
This segment aired on August 18, 2014.