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Senator Claire McCaskill grills Homeland Security boss Janet Napolitano on why Boston bombings are labeled terrorism


An exasperated Senator questioned Wednesday why tragedies like the Boston bombings are labeled acts of terror, but mass shootings like last year's in Newtown, Conn. are not. "The irony is that we are so quick to call Boston terror," Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), said. "Why aren't we calling the man with the high-capacity assault weapon and the high-capacity magazine - why aren't we calling him a terrorist?" More.

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