236Dec 7, 2013
Financial Disclosure Requirements for State Supreme Court Judges
Kytja Weir talked about Justice Obscured, a new report of a nine-month investigation by the Center for Public Integrity evaluating the disclosure rules for judges in the highest state courts ...
304Dec 7, 2013
Obama Administration Foreign Policy Challenges
Robert Zarate talked about Secretary of State John Kerry’s tenure thus far and the current foreign policy challenges facing the Obama administration. He responded to telephone calls and ...
258Dec 7, 2013
Telephone lines were open for different age groups to comment on “7% Unemployment: Optimistic About Job Market?”
Video clips were shown from that day’s weekly address by ...
311Dec 7, 2013
Genetically Modified Foods
Marion Nestle talked by video uplink from New York City about genetically modified foods. The author of Eat, Drink, Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics, she discussed what ...
519Dec 3, 2013
Representative Tim Huelskamp on the Affordable Care Act
Representative Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) talked about issues related to the Affordable Care Act. Topics included Medicaid funding,the Healthcare.gov Web site, and the federal ...
267Dec 3, 2013
Representative Gregory Meeks on Iran's Nuclear Program
Representative Gregory Meeks (D-NY) talked about the agreement between Iran, the U.Sm and other major powers over Iran’s nuclear program, which required Iran to temporarily freeze components ...
376Dec 3, 2013
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the commercial use of drones.
316Dec 3, 2013
Scott Patterson talked about the “Volcker Rule,” which was a key part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. It was included in the law with the intent of preventing ...
319Nov 30, 2013
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question “ Does Entertainment Industry Portray American Values?” A video clip was shown of President Obama speaking at DreamWorks ...
430Nov 30, 2013
Reforming Prison Sentencing
Marc Mauer, executive director of the Sentencing Project, talked about the changing political climate for criminal justice reform and why he believes the expanding growth and cost of the U.S. prison ...
291Nov 30, 2013
Congressional Efforts to Change the Tax Code
Alan Viard talked about proposals from Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) that called for changes on several tax fronts. The proposals were part of a larger effort on tax reform by both Senate Finance ...
271Nov 30, 2013
Lincoln, America, and World Power
Kevin Peraino talked about his book, Lincoln in the World: The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power, about how America became a world power during Abraham Lincoln’s ...
235Nov 28, 2013
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day.
557Nov 28, 2013
U.S. Economic Issues
Peter Morici and James Minarik talked about some of the top issues facing the U.S. economy, including unemployment, the minimum wage fight and how Congressional budget battles could impact the ...
584Nov 28, 2013
Major General James McConville on the Afghan Army
Major General James McConville talked about the current and future roles of the U.S. Military in Afghanistan, the Afghan Army’s ability to protect its country and the continued combat efforts ...
250Nov 23, 2013
Catholic Church in World Politics
Francis Rooney, former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, talked about the role of the Catholic Church in world politics and diplomacy, and the relationship between the United States and the Holy See, ...
356Nov 23, 2013
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day, and on the topic of new delays in the Affordable Care Act.
486Nov 23, 2013
Federal Reserve and U.S. Foreign Policy
Ylan Mui talked about Federal Reserve and U.S. monetary policy as the Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke prepared to end his term as the central bank. Topics included Mr. Bernanke’s ...
400Nov 23, 2013
U.S. Immigration Policy
Jagdish Bhagwati, an economist for the Council on Foreign Relations, talked about U.S. immigration policy, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He suggested the U.S. ...
840Nov 19, 2013
Tom Daschle on Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
Tom Daschle, former Senate Democratic Leader (1995-2005) and President Obama’s first pick for HHS Secretary, discussed the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and why he thought the law will ...
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