Blue Moon of Kentucky
On this episode of Beltway Buzz, Robert Costa and Andrew Stiles discuss Ashley Judd, Obamacare, same-sex marriage, the RNC report, gun control, Michael Bloomberg, and Sarah Palin.
<p>On this week's <em>Beltway Buzz</em>, Robert Costa talks with Tim Miller of America Rising, a new GOP campaign group and opposition-research venture leading the charge for a Republican comeback.</p>
A New One
On this week’s Need To Know, Mona and Jay discuss Obama in Israel, Iraq, Star Wars (the weapons system, not the movie), consultants, Sarah v. Karl, and navel-gazing Republicans.
<p>On this week's <i>Beltway Buzz</i>, Bob Costa and Andrew Stiles discuss the RNC report, the next Obamacare battle, the Red-Tape Tower, Reince Priebus, and Rand Paul. </p>
Abby and the Tour Guides
This week on Need To Know, Abigail Thernstrom, vice chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, joins Jay and Mona for a discussion on race, politics, and voting rights.
It’s a Prop
<p>On this week's <em>Goldberg, Long, and Podhoretz, </em>the men take on the curious goings on at CPAC, one more reason Romney lost, the end of <i>Time</i> (Inc.), Long lives large, the saddest victim of sequestration, and the new Pope. </p>
The Circus and Spectacle of CPAC
This week on Beltway Buzz, Bob Costa and Andrew Stiles check in from CPAC on the curious re-appearence of Mitt Romney, the rise of Rand Paul, Obama reaches out, and Paul Ryan leans in.
Sequestered and Filibusted
On this week’s edition of Law Talk with Epstein & Yoo, the skinny on sequestration, the full data dump on filibustering, and a detailed analysis of the Voting Rights Act.
All Worked Up
This week on Need To Know, Jay and Mona talk with George Weigel in Rome about the process of choosing a new Pope, and also consider Hugo Chávez, sequesters, drones, and Miss Israel.
Pressure from Flacks
This week on Beltway Buzz, Robert Costa and Andrew Stiles look at sequestration, the Bob Woodward blow-up, Chris Christie, the Violence Against Women Act, and the Hagel confirmation process.
Pride and Prejudice
<p>This week on <i>Need To Know, </i>Jay and Mona discuss John Kerry, Chuck Hagel, Joe Biden, Jane Austen, Chris Christie, Chopin, Bill Buckley, Al Sharpton, and Johann Nepomuk Hummel.</p>
This week on Beltway Buzz, Robert Costa and Andrew Stiles discuss sequestration and how it might affect a deal on taxes and military spending, the return of the war on women, congressional races, and Chuck Hagel’s survival.
This week on Need To Know, Mona and Jay welcome National Affairs editor Yuval Levin for a bracing discussion on
Republican renewal, health care reform, and opportunities for the future.
Day of the Drones
On a special Presidents’ Day/Valentine’s Day edition of Law Talk with Epstein & Yoo, what could be more romantic than a long, detailed, and fascinating conversation about drones.
In this first episode of Beltway Buzz, Robert Costa and Andrew Stiles discuss the State of the Union speech, the rise of Ted Cruz, the Hagel nomination, Boehner’s calculation, and offer some advice for how Senate Republicans ought to proceed this session.
This week on Need To Know: full SOTU coverage, Mona’s unlikely pen-pal, minimum wage and McJobs, horrors! — we’re losing to China on solar energy, universal pre-school, thoughts on Rubio, and meet Jay’s new hero — Elton John.
Where the Boys Are
<p>This week on <em>Need To Know</em>, Jay and Mona talk to author, columnist, and AEI scholar Christina Hoff Sommers, who discusses her latest piece, “The Boys At The Back.” It’s a provocative and important conversation for anyone that has children or cares about them.</p>
Central Casting Mayors
The three musketeers of media politics discuss the passing of Ed Koch, chain stores on the Upper West Side, Barnes & Noble is the bad guy, the changing business model of showbiz, conservatives on cable, conservative movies — and Oscar picks!
<p>This week on <i>Law Talk with Epstein and Yoo, </i>the Professors and Troy Senik discuss why recess appointments ought to be banished, take opposite sides in the Aaron Swartz case, and ponder why law school applications seem to be dropping.</p>
This week, a double shot of Need To Know. Jay and Mona welcome National Review editor Rich Lowry to discuss immigration and the rift on the right over this issue. Then, they remember Mayor Ed Koch, discuss women in combat, wince over John Kerry, marvel at Al Gore, and are awed by George W. Bush.