418Nov 15, 2013
Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy
Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs and the USA FREEDOM Act, which he co-wrote. The bill was intended to ...
19Feb 6, 2013
Justice Department Position on Drone Strikes
Josh Gerstein spoke by phone about the leaked Justice Department memo justifying drone strikes against U.S. citizens overseas.
634Dec 3, 2012
Obama Administration Transparency
Panelists talked about the President Obama’s standing in terms of being open and his adherence to his pledge to have the most open government in American history. They give his ...
116Nov 10, 2012
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s claim that voters gave him a mandate in favor of higher taxes on the rich.
Josh Gerstein spoke by phone about the ...
166Oct 22, 2012
Politico Presidential Debate Wrap-Up
Politico reporters and editors reviewed the final debate between presidential candidate President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney. Many spoke remotely from the site of the debate ...
338Sep 10, 2012
Counterterrorism Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election
Participants talked about foreign policy and counterterrorism strategies during the 2012 presidential election campaign. They also answered questions from the audience.
98Jun 20, 2012
Contempt Vote on Attorney General Holder
Josh Gerstein talked about the House Government Affairs Committee pending contempt vote against Attorney General Eric Holder.
138May 11, 2012
Telephone lines were open for comments on a question related to the corruption trial of 2008 presidential candidate and former Senator John Edwards (D-NC): “What does the trial of John Edwards ...
182Jul 23, 2010
Intelligence Gathering and Racial Profiling
Panelists from civil liberties groups and media organizations talked about the Obama administration actions with regard to intelligence gathering and racial profiling, as well as promises to ...
55Mar 6, 2010
Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Do you think employers should be banned from doing credit checks on job applicants?”
Josh Gerstein, Politico White ...
133Mar 6, 2010
Alleged 9/11 Plotters May be Prosecuted by Military Tribunal
Josh Gerstein, Politico White House Reporter, talked by telephone on today’s breaking story on a possible change by the White House in which alleged 9/11 plotters would be prosecuted by ...
17Jan 5, 2010
Josh Gerstein on Airline Security
Mr. Gerstein spoke about airline security measures following a thwarted bombing attempt on a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit.
20Apr 7, 2009
Senator Ted Stevens Court Case
Josh Gerstein reported by telephone on the resolution of former Senator Ted Stevens' court case.
24Feb 8, 2009
Telephone lines were open for comments on the Obama Administration’s foreign policy. Throughout the program Josh Gerstein talked about the foreign policy and the economic stimulus bill.