Brian Lee

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Video: How seniors see it: Talking about entitlement reform in Florida

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.

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Video: Why is Florida always so competitive in national elections?

Jeff Greenfield speaks with Susan MacManus of the University of South Florida about why Florida is always so competitive in national elections.

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American Voices: Jon Meacham on our obligation to the elderly

Jon Meacham discusses our obligations to the elderly, and how his personal experiences with older people have shaped his life.

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Video: Need to Know, January 20, 2012: Voting, power and South Carolina

On the eve of the South Carolina primary, we look at African-Americans and voting power within the state.

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Video: American Voices: Bernard Lafayette on voting rights

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.

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Video: Just how conservative is South Carolina?

Host Jeff Greenfield speaks with two of South Carolina’s leading political analysts about the various ideological strains within the state’s Republican Party.

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Video: Need to Know, January 13, 2012: Sexual politics

Need to Know explores how the Republican candidates’ opposition to gay marriage will affect the outcome of the nomination fight and the general election.

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Video: David Brody on gay marriage in the 2012 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.