Sunday, May 03, 2015
Monday, December 02, 2013
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
President Obama is seeking approval from Congress to launch a military strike against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. But not everyone in Congress is on board, and at least one member has proven to be incredibly vocal in his opposition to President Obama’s plan. That Congressman is democrat Rick Nolan of Minnesota’s 8th District.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz – in a special live taping hosted by WBUR and the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts – discuss the malleability of the “red line” President Obama defined for an intervention in Syria, and a possible ratcheting up of the surveillance state after the Boston Marathon bombings. They also debate whether New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's lap-band surgery is purely about improving his health, as he says, or whether presidential politics also played a role.