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Episodes

Weekend Edition: Ralph Nader, Frank Luntz, Joy Reid

3/2/2024
In this weekend's episode, three segments from this past week's Washington Journal First – a conversation with consumer advocate, corporate critic, and four-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader - who celebrated his 90th birthday earlier this week Then, we visited Pollster, author, and communication strategist Frank Luntz to discuss his continued work to bridge the political divide in this country. Plus – MSNBC host Joy Reid discusses her new book "Medgar and Myrlie: Medgar Evers and the Love Story that Awakened America." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:16

Thousands protest at Navalny funeral; U.S. will airdrop food to Gaza

3/1/2024
Thousands protest at funeral for Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, President Biden says U.S. will airdrop food into Gaza, Republican Presidential candidate Nikki Haley campaigns in DC, First Lady Jill Biden launches "Women for Biden-Harris" in Atlanta. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:08

Congress passes one week gov't funding extension to prevent shutdown

2/29/2024
Congress votes on another short-term government funding extension to prevent a shutdown Friday, President Biden & former President Trump visit U.S.-Mexico border, Defense Secretary Austin questioned at House hearing about not disclosing his recent hospitalization for days, NPS reveals Cherry Blossom peak bloom prediction. Make your donation at: c-span.org/donate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:48

Sen. McConnell to step down as Republican leader after November elections

2/28/2024
Interview with Axios' Eugene Scott on Sen. McConnell (R-KY) stepping down as Senate Republican leader (6), Hunter Biden gives a deposition in the House impeachment inquiry, President Biden gets a physical exam, Supreme Court hears a case challenging the ATF's bump stock ban. Make your donation at: c-span.org/donate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:09

Speaker Johnson 'very optimistic' government shutdown can be averted

2/27/2024
President Biden meets with House & Senate bipartisan leadership on government funding, border security and aid to Ukraine, with three days until a partial government shutdown; State Department is asked about President Biden saying he hopes for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas by Monday; Senate Democrats seek to pass federal IVF protection bill. Make your donation at: c-span.org/donate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:56

Supreme Court hears social media content moderation restriction cases

2/26/2024
Interview with The Hill's Zach Schonfeld on Supreme Court cases on Florida and Texas laws that restrict the ability of social media companies to moderate content (1), funding for parts of the government expire at the end of the week, Pentagon review finds no 'ill intent' in not fully disclosing Secretary Austin's hospitalization in January. Make your donation at: c-span.org/donate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:48

Weekend Edition: NGA, Black History Month

2/24/2024
In this weekend's episode, three segments from this past week's Washington Journal First – a conversation with Republican Governor Spencer Cox of Utah -- chairman of the National Governors Association. We discuss his "Disagree Better" initiative and top agenda items at this week's gathering of governors here in Washington. Then, there are two segments from the Washington Journal's series this week on Black History Month: author Hannibal Johnson discusses the history and legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Later, DePaul University Professor Jason Hill discusses the national debate over teaching black history and the issue of reparations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:01

U.S. hits Russia with 500+ sanctions over Ukraine war & Navalny death

2/23/2024
President Biden announces over 500 new sanctions on Russia over its war in Ukraine, White House responds to Congressional Hispanic Caucus criticism of possible asylum limits, interview with Politico's Caitlin Emma on government funding deadlines (33), Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor and Barrett on civility. Make your donation at: c-span.org/donate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:30

Border security, gov't funding, Ukraine aid are major topics at CPAC

2/22/2024
CPAC conference begins with a decidedly pro-Donald Trump bent, President Biden reportedly considering border security executive orders, Vice President Kamala Harris and Gov. Brian Kemp (R-GA) react to Alabama's Supreme Court ruling on IVF. Make your donation at: c-span.org/donate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:03

Rep Jordan: FBI informant lies/Russia ties don't change fundamental facts

2/21/2024
Rep. Jordan (R-OH) and Rep. Raskin (D-MD) on Biden impeachment inquiry and arrest of former FBI informant reportedly in contact with Russian operatives, interview with Washington Post's Danielle Douglas-Gabriel on $1.2B in student loan forgiveness for 150,000 borrowers (2), Supreme Court case on states challenging EPA's downwind clean air regulations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:24

US vetoes Gaza ceasefire resolution at UN Security Council for 3rd time

2/20/2024
U.S. vetoes another UN Security Council resolution that calls for an Israel-Hamas ceasefire in Gaza, President Biden says more sanctions to be announced against Russia after death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, Republican Presidential candidate Nikki Haley vows to stay in the race, interview with Politico's Josh Gerstein on Supreme Court's not taking a case challenging diversity admissions program at elite Northern Virginia high school. (37) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:48

Weekend Edition: Taxes, Education, and Tax Policy

2/17/2024
In this weekend's episode, three segments from this past week's Washington Journal First – with folks at home preparing to file their taxes, we speak with IRS National Taxpayer Advocate Erin Collins about her role – and advice for taxpayers. Then - a conversation with Republican Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania -- and Democrat Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon -- two lawmakers who are working across-the-aisle-- to promote career and technical education in the U-S: Plus – Gerard Anderson -- a health policy expert at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health -- discusses rising prescription drug costs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:30

GOP Rep. McCaul compares Putin to Hitler after death of Navalny

2/16/2024
Reaction to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny dying in prison, President Biden visits East Palestine, OH a year after the toxic train derailment, NY Attorney General Letitia James and former President Donald Trump react to the NY judge's ruling in the Trump civil fraud trial, Sen. Manchin (D-WV) says he is not running for president on third-party ticket or as an independent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:00

Judge orders first criminal trial against Donald Trump to start March 25

2/15/2024
Judge sets first Donald Trump criminal trial date in hush money case, District Attorney Fani Willis testifies in hearing accusing her of misconduct in Georgia Trump election interference case, House passes bill to reverse President Biden ban on LNG exports, IRS Commissioner Werfel on proposed EITC changes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:41

House Dem Ldr on NY-3 special election: 'Extreme MAGA Republicans lost'

2/14/2024
Reaction to Democratic candidate winning special congressional election in New York Tuesday; House Intel Cmte chair warns of unspecified serious national security threat; Defense Secretary Austin, out of hospital, speaks virtual to Ukraine Defense Contact Group; CBO Director Swagel testifies before House Committee on U.S. economic and debt outlook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:02

Senate passes Ukraine-Israel aid bill after all-nighter

2/13/2024
President Biden urges House to follow the Senate and pass the $95 billion foreign aid bill for Ukraine, Israel, Palestinian aid and Taiwan; Labor Dept's inflation report for January higher than expected, UN Palestinian relief agency head warns against Israeli attack on Rafah in Gaza; former U.S. House clerk gets award for upholding democracy, including during the January 6th attack on the Capitol. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:35

Senate begins second week on $95B Ukraine-Israel-Gaza-Taiwan aid bill

2/12/2024
Senate enters a second week on Ukraine & Israel aid bill, with final passage expected in a few days; Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, in the hospital, cancels trip to NATO headquarters in Belgium; President Biden meets the King of Jordan at the White House to discuss the Israel-Hamas war. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:20

Weekend Edition: POTUS Biden, Fmr. POTUS Trump, Middle East

2/10/2024
First – there were no LEGAL consequences for President Biden for his mishandling of classified documents -- but there's plenty of POLITICAL fallout for the president in the newly released Special Counsel's report. Axios political reporter Erin Doherty gives us a rundown. Then - the OTHER big story in Washington this week: The high-stakes Supreme Court case on former President Trump's eligibility to appear on the Colorado ballot. We examine the legal and constitutional questions with Ilya Somin of the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School and Josh Blackman of the South Texas College of Law Plus – It's been one week since the U-S began military strikes against Iran-backed proxies in the Middle East. We speak with national security expert and retired Navy captain GENE MORAN about what was accomplished. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:55

VP calls report knocking President's memory 'politically motivated'

2/9/2024
Vice President Harris calls the Special Counsel's report questioning President Biden's memory 'gratuitous' and 'politically motivated', President Biden meets German Chancellor Scholz at the White House, Senate moving slowly on $95 billion aid package for Ukraine-Israel-Taiwan, Former Gov. Larry Hogan (R-MD) announces run for Senate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:11

Supreme Court Hears Case on Former President Trump's Colorado Ballot Eligibility

2/8/2024
Interview with The Hill's Zach Schoenfeld on the Supreme Court oral argument in the case over whether Donald Trump can be disqualified from the ballot for insurrection (2), Senate advances a $95 billion foreign aid bill, drug company CEO's testify before a Senate committee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:33