Tuesday, July 16, 2013
What you need to know to stay healthy and hydrated during the heat wave. Plus: Steven Dennis of Roll Call talks about what’s going on with food stamps, and the potential for limits on filibusters in Congress; Reza Aslan, associate professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside joins us to talk about his new book Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, and the next installment of this week's series on the Five Pillars of Islam; and New York Times columnist Gail Collins spends an hour on the show.
Friday, June 08, 2012
Yesterday on The Takeaway New York Times columnist Gail Collins argued that Texas has hijacked our national agenda. Some listeners from Texas weren't too keen on what she had to say. Today, Joshua Treviño, vice president of Communications at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, and one listener defend Texas.
Thursday, June 07, 2012
As the saying goes, "Everything's bigger in Texas." In her new book, "As Texas Goes...," Gail Collins, author and op-ed columnist for our partner The New York Times, discovers that this statement also applies to the Lonestar State's influence on American politics.