26,394Sep 8, 2011
Unemployment Insurance Program
George Wentworth talked about unemployment insurance and the programs being set up by states, such as Georgia Work$, to help get unemployed workers back into a job. He responded to telephone ...
15,507May 5, 2010
U.S. Statehood and Secession Movement
Michael Trinklein talked about his April 17, 2010, Wall Street Journal article on current and past statehood movements, including the latest effort to grant Puerto Rico and the District of ...
12,258Jun 7, 2009
Governor Tim Pawlenty on Economic Issues
Governor Pawlenty spoke about the state of the U.S. economy, federal stimulus assistance to the states, and the impact of the economic recession on Minnesota. He also responded to telephone ...
11,319Jan 17, 2012
South Carolina Republican Presidential Primary Field
William Kristol reviewed the previous night’s South Carolina Republican presidential debate. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mr. Kristol in ...
9,103Mar 22, 2010
State Challenges to Health Care
Timothy Jost talked state efforts to block the insurance requirements in the health care legislation, and how the Commerce Clause of the Tenth Amendment Could play into the challenges. He also ...
7,770Feb 9, 2011
Don Mathis on Community Block Grants
Don Mathis talked about Community Services Block Grants which give federal dollars to communities to provide a range of services and activities to assist the needs of low-income individuals ...
6,704Apr 29, 2010
Arizona's New Immigration Law
Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh talked from Phoenix about the legal and operational challenges facing his state’s new immigration law. He was a key supporter of the law, and is ...
6,140Mar 8, 2011
Federal and State Education Spending
Lily Eskelsen talked about the effects of budgetary cutbacks on teachers and students as well as the impact of union negotiations on the education system. She responded to telephone calls and ...
5,673Aug 13, 2009
Economy's Impact on Indianapolis
Mayor Greg Ballard talked about the impact the economy is having on the city of Indianapolis, stimulus spending, foreclosures, and job loss. He responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
3,791Feb 25, 2013
Governor Snyder on National Issues in Michigan
Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) talked about the effects of national issues such as sequestration budget cuts, the economy, immigration, and gun violence on his state of Michigan. He also talked ...
3,680May 27, 2011
Supreme Court Ruling on California Prison Overpopulation
Kara Gotsch talked about the Supreme Court ruling requiring California to reduce its prison population, and the potential national implications of the decision. She responded to telephone calls ...
3,665Apr 9, 2009
Mayor of Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Justin Nickels spoke by phone about his election as mayor of Manitowoc at 22 years old. He’s a grocery store cashier and college student, and has previously been elected twice to the City ...
2,380Jul 20, 2013
Stand Your Ground Laws
John Lott and Jon Lowy discussed “stand your ground” laws in states throughout the nation, the Castle Doctrine, and what the impact of such laws has been. They also reacted to a ...
2,301Jul 29, 2010
Arizona Immigration Law
Representative Raul Grijalva talked about Arizona’s new immigration law, which he opposes, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. A U.S. District Court judge ...
1,568Sep 27, 2011
Disaster Relief Funding
Ed O’Keefe explained the Senate agreement on a short-term spending bill that would fund the government through November 18, 2011, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
1,134Nov 2, 2012
Ohio and the 2012 Election
Mark Naymik talked about Ohio’s role as a “swing” state in the presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the ...
1,115Nov 26, 1996
Washington Journal: Tuesday
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
1,105May 15, 2010
Arizona's New Immigration Law
Kyrsten Sinema talked about her opposition to the recently passed Arizona immigration law. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
1,103Apr 24, 2012
Arizona Immigration Law and the Supreme Court
Daniel Stein and Alo Noorani previewed and debated upcoming Supreme Court oral arguments over Arizona’s immigration law, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
1,089Nov 1, 2012
Virginia and the 2012 Election
Larry Sabato talked about Virginia’s role as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics ...
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