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Ceasefire Breaks in Ukraine; ISIS Recruits Women; Giuliani's "Political Belch" and Obamacare at the Supreme Court...Again
February 20, 2015
The ceasefire in Ukraine collapses, ISIS recruits women and children, Rudy Giuliani accuses President Obama of not loving America, and the Supreme Court case against the Affordable Care Act
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Countering Violent Extremism as ISIS Threat Expands; Federal Judge Blocks Obama's Immigration Action; Jeb Bush Distinguishes Himself from Presidential Relatives
February 20, 2015
ISIS reaches Africa; Obama's executive action on immigration halted; Jeb Bush says he's his "own man"
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Will President Obama's Viral BuzzFeed Video Help Healthcare Sign-Ups?
February 13, 2015
President Obama appears in a BuzzFeed video to promote healthcare sign-up
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Obama Requests War Powers, Ceasefire Begins in Ukraine, Homeland Security Funding Fight, and Ups & Downs in 2016 Race
February 13, 2015
Obama wants Congress to approve fight against ISIS and a European-backed ceasefire in Ukraine.
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Republicans Court Kissinger, Instability in Yemen, Spying on Wall Street and Gov't Intervention in Hand Washing
February 6, 2015
A coup in Yemen, Henry Kissinger's influence in the 2016 race, and should the government mandate food workers wash their hands?
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Fighting the Islamic State, U.S. Considers Arming Ukraine, Signs of Economic Improvement and Vaccination Politics
February 6, 2015
Jordan steps up its fight against ISIS, Russian aggression in Ukraine picks up, and the U.S. economy shows more signs of life
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Is 2016 Ready for Hillary?, The Fight Against ISIS and Souring U.S. Relationship with Netanyahu
January 30, 2015
Hillary Clinton preps for 2016, and the U.S. fights ISIS as the group expands its reach.
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Mitt Romney Bows Out of 2016, The Republican Congress Fights Old Fights, ISIS Hostage Situation Continues, and Obama Meets with U.S. Strategic Allies
January 30, 2015
As Mitt Romney drops out, who benefits? And the GOP Congress takes on Obamacare and Eric Holder.
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Obama's YouTube Moment, Harry Reid's Return and Upheaval in Ukraine
January 23, 2015
On the Webcast Extra, Alexis Simendinger reports on President Obama's round of interviews with YouTube personalities and the administration's digital approach to get the State of the Union message out. While the viewership of the speech itself was down, the White House hopes to further their reach. But as Simendinger says, engagement is not necessarily persuasion. Plus, Harry Reid returned to the Capitol this week after an exercising accident left him with and injured eye and ribs. Which Democratic senators have been filling in? And what are their long-term goals? And in Ukraine this week, the ceasefire appears to be crumbling.
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