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#22 Special Episode: Preparing for Florence

Podcast / Podcast September 14, 2018

This week’s podcast ditches the pints and gets serious as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast.

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Episode 25: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast September 11, 2018

We celebrate our 25th episode by revisiting some of our greatest hits and past topics that are due for an update.

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#21 Is It Time for A National Paid Family Leave Policy?

Economy / Podcast August 31, 2018

The U.S. is practically the only developed country that does not guaranty access to paid family leave. After 25 years since the Family Medical Leave act was implemented, is it time to take the next step?

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Episode 24: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast August 28, 2018

The latest in efforts to reunite families, the proposed “public charge” rule, non-citizens’ use of public benefits, and why Sessions has moved to curtail continuances.

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Episode 6: The Infrastructure Debate – Congress and the Gas Tax

Infrastructure / Podcast August 23, 2018

Discussing Chairman Shuster’s recently released infrastructure plan, and the outlook for bipartisan progress in Congress.

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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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