Maryland congressman, the Ranking Member on the House Budget Committee, discusses the federal budget impasse and efforts to reach a compromise.
This post was previously published on March 21, 2011 at Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity. Marist College recently conducted a survey to determine what superpower Americans would most like to have. More than a quarter of Americans said they would want the power to travel through time, which tied with mind-reading as the most popular [...]
How does one go about shutting down the federal government? And what does that mean for the American people? You know, the folks the government actually serve.
Washington Post journalist and ‘The Fix’ blogger goes inside the budget battle and discusses details of a potential government shutdown.
Texas congressman explains why he thinks President Obama was wrong for bringing the U.S. into the Libyan conflict.
Former D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee, sits down with Tavis tonight to discuss the state of education in the country and to respond to a USA Today investigation that questions the integrity of standardized test scores at D.C. schools under her watch. “We followed all of the right protocols,” Rhee says via satellite from D.C. [...]
Second-term Indiana governor, a potential GOP presidential candidate in the 2012 race, discusses the recent budget crisis and legislative walkout in his state.
I saw this story online and found it really interesting. CNN reporter Eric Marrapodi writes how the Obama administration’s “don’t ask don’t tell” repeal could affect chaplains maintaining their role in the military. It’s true that many individuals took the role of chaplain because they feel a higher calling to be of service to the [...]
Council on Foreign Relations president describes why he believes the U.S. has made a mistake by escalating its goals in the Libyan conflict.
Foreign policy expert Richard Haass talks to Tavis tonight about the role of the United States in the Libyan conflict. “I believe we made a mistake by escalating our goals,” says the President of the Council on Foreign Relations. “Very quickly we took diplomacy off the board. We were left then with either sanctions… or [...]