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The Leonard Lopate Show

2015 Oscar Winners on The Leonard Lopate Show

Monday, February 23, 2015

Listen to Leonard's discussion with some of the 2015 Oscar winners! 
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The Takeaway

Obama Nominees Come Under Fire

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Two of President's Obama's judicial nominees are facing sharp opposition from both sides of the aisle. Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington Correspondent, explains the push back and the possible way forward for the Obama White House.

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The Washington Report

National Security Nominations and Mali

Monday, January 14, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about some objections being raised by Republicans to President Obama's nominations of Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary, John Brennen as Director of the CIA and Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary, as well as the French involvement in Mali.

 

The Brian Lehrer Show

President Obama's New Nominations

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Michael Hirsh, chief correspondent for National Journal, talks about the president's nominations of former Senator Chuck Hagel to be his new secretary of defense and John Brennan to head the CIA.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Conversations with the 2012 Tony Nominees

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

The nominations for the 2012 Tony Awards were announced on Tuesday, May 1, and you can hear Leonard's conversations with many of this year’s nominees. (You can find a full list of the nominees here.) The awards will be presented on June 10.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Republican Senate Nomination: Meet the Candidates

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Joe DioGuardi, David Malpass, and Bruce Blakeman, candidates for the U.S. Senate running for the nomination to challenge Kirsten Gillibrand, discuss the campaign.

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WQXR News

Obama Appoints Medicare Chief

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

President Obama appoints new Medcicare and Medicaid chief, despite Republican resistance.

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The Takeaway

Kagan Faces Scrutiny from Right and Left

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

It's only been a day since President Barack Obama nominated Elena Kagan to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, but political forces on both sides of the aisle have already begun to scrutinize the nominee. Takeaway Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich explains what we can expect to hear from both sides as the confirmation hearings get underway and helps detangle the legitimate concerns from the political rhetoric.

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The Takeaway

Takeouts: Bernanke, TSA Nominee, Broncos

Monday, January 04, 2010

  • Fed Takeout: Louise Story, financial reporter for our partner, The New York Times, talks about Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech in Atlanta yesterday, where he said faulty regulation, not the Fed's interest rates policy, is to blame for the housing bubble.
  • Washington Takeout:  Our Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, explains how, in the wake of an attempted airline bombing on Christmas day, the routine appointment of a Director to the TSA will now be conducted under intense scrutiny.
  • Sports Takeout: Kim Constantinesco is a blogger for predominantlyorange.com, a Denver Broncos fan site, and she joins us to discuss the Broncos' last game of the season and their playoff fate.

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The Takeaway

Obama to Nominate Bernanke to Second Term

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

This morning, President Obama will nominate Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to a second term.  The President will do so during an appearance at Oak Bluffs School on Martha’s Vineyard, where the First Family is vacationing this week. Joining us to talk about Bernanke's performance during the current economic crisis is our friend Dan Gross, columnist at Newsweek and Slate and author of the book "Dumb Money," as well as Richard Bove, banking equities analyst and a Vice President at Rochdale Securities.

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