National News Roundup: Ben Carson & Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis

Dr. Ben Carson (Photo Credit: Paul Lynch on Flickr)September 10, 2015 – Segment 1

Dr. Kimberly Moffitt sits in as guest host for Marc Steiner.

Today we look at the phenomenon of Dr. Ben Carson’s popularity in the national polls and recently released Kentucky clerk, Kim Davis, with Leah Wright Rigueur, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and author of The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of PowerCatalina Byrd, media consultant and political strategist; Andrea Plaid, one of’s “8 Dynamic Black Women Editors in New Media,” contributing editor at The Feminist Wire and Dr. Mileah Kromer, Director of the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center and Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Goucher College.