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What really matters to Florida voters

Aug 30, 2012
Mitt Romney is scheduled to accept the GOP nomination tonight. We travel to Florida's I-4 corridor to take the pulse of voters living in "The Real Economy."
Posted In: Florida, politics, GOP

Former Congressional staffer on how money divides politics

Aug 6, 2012
Former Republican staff member Mike Lofgren explains how money has taken over the political system in America and what we can do about it.
Posted In: politics, campaign finance, Washington D.C., Congress

Teach for America fields political candidates

Jul 23, 2012
Teach for America is tapping its nationwide network of alumni to recruit candidates for public office -- so much so that in one Tennessee race, two TFA alums are squaring off against one another.
Posted In: politics, teachers, Teach for America, Education, 2012 election

Senator Rand Paul on opposing the health care law

Jun 29, 2012
Even after the Supreme Court announced its decision on the Affordable Care Act yesterday, many outspoken critics of the law remain. We talk to Senator Rand Paul on why he believes the law is unconstitutional.
Posted In: Rand Paul, politics, health care reform law, constitutional

How the U.S. can fix its political infighting

Jun 26, 2012
By taking a note from our neighbors in Great Britain. Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner explains why he thinks U.S. Congress should borrow the U.K. tradition of the Prime Minister's Question Time.
Posted In: prime minister, politics, Congress

Decisions on students, health care and immigration pending

Jun 25, 2012
A decision is expected from the Supreme Court on President Obama's health care overhaul, which is sure to have big economic implications however it is decided -- but there are some other high stakes battles going on.
Posted In: politics, Washington D.C., Supreme Court, Immigration law

Plan would strip conventions of taxpayer money

Jun 5, 2012
A Senate bill may end $36 million in funding for Republican and Democratic national conventions -- money that pays for everything from patriotic flags to the teleprompter.
Posted In: politics, conventions, legislation, DNC, RNC

What's not getting done in Washington

May 29, 2012
There's a long list of legislative issues on hold. Blame the upcoming election.
Posted In: Congress, politics, partisan, legislation

The Obama Dashboard and what it means

May 25, 2012
The President’s re-election campaign is using high tech tools for grass roots organizing
Posted In: Barack Obama, politics, according to a recent study

Rahm Emanuel on Chicago, U.S. economy

Apr 2, 2012
The mayor of Chicago is planning a complete makeover for his city, including a new runway at O'Hare Airport, upgrades to rail and bus service, and a rebuilding of the city's water and sewer system.
Posted In: Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, mayor, politics

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