Washington Watch with Roland Martin, 06.17.12, Transcript

At the top of our agenda this week, the President releases his first ad directed at African-Americans. Why is there no discussion of a Black agenda by the President or Mitt Romney?

A government study confirms what we all feel. Middle-class wealth and income are falling – a lot. Attorney General Eric Holder taking heavy fire from Congress on guns and leaks. Our newsmaker guest, Cecilia Rouse, former economic advisor to President Barack Obama, on whether we will ever get our economy back to where it was.

In the “Washington Watch” roundtable, MSNBC political analyst, Karen Finney; Armstrong Williams, host of “The Right Side”; White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks April Ryan; and Politico’s White House correspondent Joseph Williams.

What do you want from politicians, and how do you get it? Melanie Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition of Black Civic Participation; and Nicole Austin-Hillery, director and counsel of the Brennan Center for Justice, have some answers.

You might not be able to see religious programming through your cable subscription much longer if the FCC has its way. Rev. Anthony Evans explains. Plus, “The Biggest Damn Lie” and what the first lady and Sasha and Malia think of our singing President.

It’s happening right now on “Washington Watch.”

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