How A Newly Elected Democrat and Republican See The Next Congress
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22:12With a spate of new representatives headed to Congress, we heard from two Congressmen-elect about the political landscape, and their agenda for the upcoming legislative term. On Today's Show:George Devolder-Santos, capital investment manager and US representative-elect (R, NY-3) and Dan Goldman, US representative-elect (D, NY-10), formerly lead counsel for the impeachment investigation of President Trump in 2019 and former assistant US attorney for the Southern District of NY.
How The Latest Student Debt News Might Affect You
21:23The White House plan to cancel up to $20,000 in student loans for millions of Americans hit a snag this month after legal challenges from conservative interest groups. On Today's Show:Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, national higher education reporter at the Washington Post, explains these court developments and what they mean for student debt holders.
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Hakeem Jeffries On Preparing To Be House Democratic Leader
20:52With Nancy Pelosi stepping down as the leader of House Democrats, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries seems likely to take up the mantle. How does he plan to work with a GOP majority? On Today's Show:Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D NY-8th, Brooklyn and Queens), the House Democrats' chairman, talks about his bid to be the next House minority leader, the big changes in leadership happening in Congress, and how he'd unite the fractured caucus.
Joan Walsh On Trump Special Counsel and Colorado Springs
22:25A progressive voice brings her analysis in the wake of fatal violence at a night club in Colorado Springs, and the announcement of a special counsel to investigate Trump's role in Jan. 6. On Today's Show:Joan Walsh, The Nation's national affairs correspondent, talks about the latest national political news, including how GOP flips of Congressional seats in New York helped Democrats lose control of the House - and who is responsible for that in New York.
Pelosi Speech Excerpts and Leadership Stories
30:53On Thursday, Nancy Pelosi announced she will step aside as a House Democratic leader.On Today's Show:Steve Israel, former member of Congress, writer and director of the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs at Cornell University, and Molly Ball, national political correspondent for TIME and the author of Pelosi (Henry Holt and Co., 2020) talk about these big changes to the balance of power in Washington, D.C. leadership.
Should You Boycott Qatar's World Cup?
20:00Some soccer fans intend to boycott the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which begins next Sunday in the gulf state nation of Qatar, over concerns about the country's human rights and labor records. On Today's Show:Dan Friedman, writer, digital consultant and former Executive Editor of the Forward, tells us the history of this World Cup and why it matters.
Trump? Pence? DeSantis? How About Chris Christie?
20:08With Donald Trump officially kicking off his campaign last night, we look at what it means for the Republican party, the conservative movement, and the politics of the 2024 election. On Today's Show:Eliana Johnson, editor-in-chief of the Washington Free Beacon, unpacks the announcement and the early reactions from within the Republican Party.
Kari Lake As The Last Election Denier Domino
21:18Election deniers — many endorsed by former President Trump — didn't do so well at the polls last week, and voting was relatively smooth nationwide. On Today's Show:Nick Corasaniti, domestic correspondent covering national politics for The New York Times, talks about the possibility that the threat they posed to democracy is waning or even over.
What Does The Dems' Narrow Control Mean For The Senate?
19:50With the Senate race in Arizona called, officially delivering control of at least one house of Congress to Democrats, by an extremely tight margin. On Today's Show:Molly Ball, national political correspondent for TIME and the author of Pelosi (Henry Holt and Co., 2020), talks about the weekend's big political news.
How Blue New York May Turn Congress Red
26:06Republicans won four congressional races in New York, even though a national 'red wave' never materialized. On Today's Show:Larry Levy, vice president of Economic Development and Professional Studies and executive dean of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University, and Nicholas Fandos reporter on the Metro desk of The New York Times talk about why Long Island and parts of the Hudson Valley are sending Republicans to Congress.