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#20 What’s Happening in Turkey?

National Security / Podcast August 17, 2018

Turkey expert Nick Danforth joins Jordan to explain how three threads of the story of ongoing turmoil in Turkey are woven together to create a vexing situation with no easy solutions.

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Episode 23: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast August 14, 2018

This week we cover the DACA court battles, a status update on family reunifications, and our findings on the effectiveness of rhetoric in deterring unauthorized immigration.

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#19 Are We Ready to Run a Safe and Secure Election?

Governance / Podcast August 3, 2018

With less than 100 days to go until the midterm elections, how ready are we to run a safe and secure election?

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Episode 22: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast August 1, 2018

This week we explore the differences between the immigration and criminal court systems, the removal process, and the immigration court backlog.

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Episode Five: The Infrastructure Debate – Water Infrastructure

Infrastructure / Podcast July 26, 2018

Jake Varn discusses with expert guests how Boil Water Advisories are a stark reminder of the state of our nation’s infrastructure and how vital systems are often severely neglected.

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#18 The New Middle on Immigration

Immigration / Podcast July 20, 2018

Theresa Cardinal Brown, Laura Hall and Jordan LaPier unpack the results of a national survey conducted by Luntz Global for BPC and BPC Action on Americans’ attitudes on immigration.

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Episode 21: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast July 18, 2018

A discussion on the policies behind #AbolishICE, an update on family separations at the border, and a dive into the question “Can the government revoke your citizenship?”

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Episode 4: All Things Elections

Governance / Podcast July 10, 2018

Suspected meddling during the ’16 presidential election led to a designation of elections as critical infrastructure. Two DHS officials discuss the system today.

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Episode 20: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast July 3, 2018

We discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling on the administration’s travel ban, House votes, and the recent executive order on family separations at the border.

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Episode Four: The Infrastructure Debate – Tolling

Infrastructure / Podcast July 2, 2018

Darrin Roth of the American Trucking Associations and Joe McAndrew of the Greater Washington Partnership join Jake and Michele Nellenbach to discuss the pros and cons of tolling. 

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