How does the granting of asylum work in the United States? Who gets it and who doesn't, and who controls the process?
Georgetown University Law professors Andrew Schoenholtz and Philip Schrag dug deep into the data for their book, "Asylum in America: Lives in the Balance," a study of 14 Years of asylum adjudication by the Department of Homeland Security.
Today on Midday on Media: Baltimore Sun Media Critic David Zurawik discusses House of Cards and the changing landscape of spoiler etiquette.
Also on the show: how True Detective's format is a bellwether moment fort serialized television, Comcast's merger with Time Warner, and the new Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Also, David pays tribute the the late Sid Caesar.
A conversation with the Republican candidate for Maryland's 6th Congressional District seat currently held by freshman Democrat John Delaney. Bongino is the author of "Life Inside the Bubble: Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away from It All."
In recognition of the President's Day holiday, we revisit last year's conversation with best-selling author Kenneth C. Davis, who tells us about some of the least-known presidents of all-time from James Polk, the only speaker of the House of Representatives ever to be elected president, to William McKinley, the third of four presidents to die at the hands of an assassin. Davis's latest book is "Don’t Know Much About The American Presidents." Original air date 02/18/13