Tag: Politics
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Interview
Airdate: April 30, 2012

The former education secretary and host of the syndicated radio show Morning in America shares his inspiration for writing the text The Book of Man and assesses the growth in education inequality and the “Race to the Top” program.

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Interview
Airdate: April 23, 2012

The former three-term New York governor explains why he decided not to run in the 2012 presidential election, comments on Mitt Romney’s success on Wall Street in the wake of poverty and offers his views on the NY primary.

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Interview
Airdate: April 24, 2012

The best-selling author explains the inspiration behind the title of his new book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do, comments on whether the media has an impact on Congress and shares his thoughts on this year’s “freshman class” on Capitol Hill.

'That's not who I am…I'm a guy who loves life, I'm a guy who is a guy who lives every single day on an emotional high...so if I would have ran and hid, then I probably would have died.' – Magic Johnson, on why he didn't hibernate after announcing his diagnosis with the HIV virus
Blog: Seen & HeardBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 17th, 2012

From the arts and motion pictures to politics and sports, recent guests, who were born in places as far away as Latvia or as close as Sacramento, CA, had the studio (as always) buzzing with thought-provoking and lively discussion on sports, business, politics, scandal, arts and entertainment.

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Interview
Airdate: April 18, 2012

The senior editor of The New Republic reflects on President Obama’s first term, assesses whether the present administration has learned lessons about the economy and discusses his book, The Escape Artist.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 7th, 2012

While I came away from Under African Skies with a new understanding of the political landscape from which ‘Graceland’ emerged, it was Simon’s ruminations on the role of the artist in our society that hit me hardest.

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Interview
Airdate: April 12, 2012

The California Congressman and member of the Budget and Ways and Means committees offers his thoughts on how the deficit discussion will play out on the 2012 campaign trail.

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Interview
Airdate: April 3, 2012

In part 1 of a two-part conversation, the former lobbyist shares his thoughts on being referred to as an “orthodox Robin Hood” and discusses the conflicting feedback he’s receiving for writing his book, Capitol Punishment.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 31st, 2012

A shocking story from inside North Korea shows just how little we know about the notoriously secretive socialist state.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 30th, 2012

The Don does it again in his often imitated, but never duplicated criticism of his GOP peers.

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