In Pursuit of Justice…and Jobs

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to guests at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) on June 13, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The CGI was established in 2005 by former President Clinton. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to guests at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) on June 13, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty)

USA Today’s Washington bureau chief Susan Page recently interviewed Hillary Clinton. She reports back on what they discussed, including Clinton’s new memoir, her book tour and presidential possibilities. Plus: a look at the difficulties of women on long-term job hunts; and a documentary filmmaker on her new film about the injustices suffered by a group of friends involved in a fight, which they say was self-defense but the authorities interpreted as a gang assault.

Hillary Clinton's Memoir and More From Washington

Susan Page, Washington bureau chief for USA Today, talks about her interview with Hillary Clinton in which they discussed her new memoir, the upcoming book tour, and the latest rumbles on a presidential run. Plus: the US response to the growing crisis in Iraq.

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Albany's End-of-Session Agenda

State lawmakers are approaching the end of this year’s legislative session. Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The Daily News, talks about what’s left on Albany’s agenda, from legalized medical marijuana to minimum wage and specialized high schools.

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Are Property Taxes Making Your Rent Too High?

New York City's complicated system taxes rental buildings at a higher rate than co-ops and condos. Jessica Gould explains a lawsuit brought by two renters who say that the system is discriminatory and talks about how the different rates might be discouraging


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Undercover Job Seeker

Mary Gatta, senior scholar at Wider Opportunities for Women in Washington DC, an adjunct professor at Rutgers University, and author of All I Want Is a Job!: Unemployed Women Navigating the Public Workforce System, talks about her "undercover" work as a client in a New Jersey career center and what she found out about women's efforts to find jobs with a living wage.

EVENT: Mary Gatta will be speaking at Rooney’s Ocean Front Restaurant in Long Branch, NJ at 7PM on June 18th, sponsored by the Monmouth County Democratic Women’s Caucus.

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'Killer Lesbians' or Victims?

The New York Post headlined their story, "Attack of the Killer Lesbians," but for Renata Hill and her friends, it was a case of self-defense against anti-gay street harassment. Their experience is chronicled in the new film "Out in the Night."

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