As we enter the Florida primary, Republicans are walking a fine line between calling for entitlement reform and winning over seniors, one of the state’s most powerful voting blocs.
Jeff Greenfield speaks with Susan MacManus of the University of South Florida about why Florida is always so competitive in national elections.
Jon Meacham discusses our obligations to the elderly, and how his personal experiences with older people have shaped his life.
To reduce the nation’s debt, would you support cutting Social Security and Medicare benefits to affluent Americans? Vote in our poll.
On the eve of the South Carolina primary, we look at African-Americans and voting power within the state.
Need to Know’s “American Voices” essay features Bernard Lafayette, a prominent civil rights leader from the 1960s who reflects on the struggle for black voting rights then and what he believes are organized efforts to undo them now.
Host Jeff Greenfield speaks with two of South Carolina’s leading political analysts about the various ideological strains within the state’s Republican Party.
Need to Know explores how the Republican candidates’ opposition to gay marriage will affect the outcome of the nomination fight and the general election.
Will issues like same-sex marriage determine the outcome of the 2012 election for states with large numbers of evangelical voters? David Brody of the Christian Broadcasting Network discusses.