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The Supreme Court Strikes Down Overall Limits On Campaign Contributions

The Supreme Court Strikes Down Overall Limits On Campaign Contributions

April 3, 2014

The Supreme Court has struck down overall limits on federal campaign contributions for the first time. It’s considered, in some ways, a follow up to the Court’s Citizens United ruling four years ago. Like Citizens United, the decision...

New Questions About GM, Government Regulators And Consumer Safety

April 2, 2014

GM chief Mary Barra and the top auto regulator answer questions on Capitol Hill on faulty ignition switches

Update On The Affordable Care Act

April 1, 2014

In the past week, Healthcare.gov saw a surge in visitors, ahead of the deadline for the first enrollment period. An update on the Affordable Care Act: the numbers, disparity among states and next steps.

Debate Over The Status Of Student-Athletes At Major Colleges And Universities

Debate Over The Status Of Student-Athletes At Major Colleges And Universities

March 31, 2014

A federal agency has ruled that Northwestern University football players are employees and can join a union. What the decision could mean for other student athletes and major sports programs at colleges and universities.

President Jimmy Carter: "A Call To Action"

March 26, 2014

Former President Jimmy Carter on why he believes bias against women is the world's most serious unaddressed challenge. He describes how social acceptance of violence and selective religious interpretations serve to reinforce discrimination and abuse, and what he believes can be done to right this long-standing wrong.

The Affordable Care Act Back In The Supreme Court

The Affordable Care Act Back In The Supreme Court

March 24, 2014

The Supreme Court is set to hear a high-profile case challenging the requirement under the Affordable Care Act that large employers provide birth control coverage to their workers. A preview of the arguments and political and legal implications at stake.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

March 21, 2014

President Barack Obama pushes more young people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Reaction to Janet Yellen’s first press conference as Fed chair. And Toyota agrees to a $1.2 billion settlement with the Justice Department over acceleration defects. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

The Future Of The Performance Review

The Future Of The Performance Review

March 19, 2014

"Performance review" is perhaps the most hated phrase in the workplace. Studies show it's not just employees, but also managers and even HR professionals who dislike the practice. Today, we discuss the process: why we do it, why we hate it and how it can be improved.

Crisis In Ukraine: A Vote On Crimea's Future

March 17, 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: a referendum in Crimea, Russian troops at the border and Kiev’s urgent pleas to the West. Join us to discuss escalating tensions in the region and their implications for Russia and the West.

Congressional Oversight Of Top-Secret Operations

March 13, 2014

The chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee accuses the CIA of secretly interfering with its review of post-9/11 interrogations. Guest host Susan Page and panelists discuss new debate over congressional oversight of clandestine operations.

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