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In this extremely contentious election cycle, President Obama and Mitt Romney spent a majority of their time and money in a handful of battleground states. John Samples of the Center for Representative Government and Saul Anuzis, senior adviser at National Popular Vote, stop by The Fold set to debate whether the electoral college is unfairly giving some votes more meaning than others.

 

In this week’s address, President Obama says that Congress should act to keep our nation moving forward by keeping taxes low for 98 percent of Americans, cutting red tape so responsible homeowners can save about $3,000 a year on their mortgage by refinancing at lower rates, and creating a veterans jobs corps to help our returning heroes find work.

 

Over the weekend, several Catholic hospitals, colleges, and charities came out in support of President Obama’s contraception comprise that ensured access to insurance coverage for birth control.

 

This year Time Magazine chose The Protester as the person of the year. Protests have emerged all over the world and some say the Arab Spring was the catalyst to this global movement for change. In Syria according to some reports 5,000 people have died while protesting against the government. Now there are some reports that President Obama has moved US troops to the Syrian border. James Corbett, host of The Corbett Report, helps us inspect what’s going on around Syria.

2012 Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain believes that states should decide on the legality of medical marijuana. What does President Obama think on the issue? The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur explains.