Politics

A Conversation With Nick Hanauer On Reducing Income Inequality

A Conversation With Nick Hanauer On Reducing Income Inequality

July 15, 2014

Seattle-based entrepreneur Nick Hanauer argues that mega-millionaires like him need to do more to help reduce income inequality.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

July 11, 2014

Diane and a panel of journalists discuss the week's top U.S. news.

White House Weighs Options On Surge In Unaccompanied Children At U.S.- Mexico Border

White House Weighs Options On Surge In Unaccompanied Children At U.S.- Mexico Border

July 8, 2014

More than 50,000 unaccompanied children have been caught at the U.S./Mexico border since October. The Obama administration weighs strategies to address the humanitarian and legal crisis.

Congressional Outlook

Congressional Outlook

July 7, 2014

Congress has months before the midterms but expectations for legislative action are low. Congressional deadlock and potential consequences of the partisan divide.

Danielle Allen: "Our Declaration"

Danielle Allen: "Our Declaration"

July 3, 2014

For the Fourth of July: A fresh reading of the Declaration of Independence and how ideas of freedom and equality have been interpreted over the years.

Robert Caro:  LBJ and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Robert Caro: LBJ and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

June 30, 2014

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. We talk with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Robert Caro on LBJ and his role in the struggle for civil rights.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

June 27, 2014

Iraq's prime minister welcomes Syrian airstrikes against ISIS militants. Secretary of State Kerry pushes Russia to urge Ukraine separatists to disarm. And international outrage over Egypt's sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

June 27, 2014

The Supreme Court hands down key rulings. House Speaker John Boehner says he will file suit against President Barack Obama accusing him of abuse of executive power. And what we learned from Tuesday’s primaries. Our panel discusses the week's top headlines.

Bipartisan Efforts to Reduce Government Gridlock and Reform Money in Politics

Bipartisan Efforts to Reduce Government Gridlock and Reform Money in Politics

June 26, 2014

Our panel, including former U.S. Sen Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) and law professor Larry Lessig, discuss the new bipartisan efforts to reduce government gridlock and the influence of big donors.

Analysis Of The Latest Primary Elections

Analysis Of The Latest Primary Elections

June 25, 2014

On Tuesday, primary elections were held in five states, in addition to runoffs in Mississippi and South Carolina. Katty Kay guest hosts as our panel analyzes the results and what they mean for the Tea Party and the makeup of the next Congress.

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