New York senator analyzes the budgets of President Obama and the House Republicans and dissects what those budgets say about priorities.
Middle East specialist assesses post-Mubarak Egypt and offers his thoughts on whether the military will actually hand over power to a civilian authority.
What will happen in the coming weeks, when Cairo’s Tahrir Square is no longer filled with people? Middle East politics and culture expert Laurie Brand answers that question.
Six-time Grammy-winner John Legend, whose latest project “Wake Up!” finds him paired with The Roots, discusses the socially conscious project tonight. “I was always a bit of a political junkie, even as a kid,” says the singer/songwriter, who is nominated for five Grammy Awards for this latest album. And when it comes to making music [...]
Financial Times chief foreign affairs commentator discusses his new book and why what happens in Egypt matters throughout the rest of the world.
Historian discusses his book, Inherently Unequal, and challenges the theory that the U.S. Supreme Court is an apolitical body.
It was two years ago at a Black History Month celebration that Attorney General Eric Holder observed that we live in a “nation of cowards” unwilling to have an honest conversation about race. Holder’s remarks sparked a firestorm of criticism from conservatives who felt his comments painted America in a negative light. But was Holder [...]
Former Florida governor reacts to the State of the Union address and explains why he feels the speech was ‘Reagan-esque.’
Presidential historian discusses his latest text and describes the similarities between Presidents Obama and Reagan.
Former U.S. Senator discusses civility in America and previews President Obama’s State of the Union address.