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#09 The Future of America’s Infrastructure

Infrastructure / Podcast January 26, 2018

BPC senior policy analyst Andy Winkler sits down with Jordan LaPier to unravel what’s in the president’s plan to rebuild the country’s infrastructure.

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Episode 8: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast January 16, 2018

We discuss the five biggest topics in immigration to watch for in the new year.

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#08 A Looming Government Shutdown

Podcast / Podcast January 12, 2018

The next federal funding deadline is a week away. Are we headed for a government shutdown? What exactly happens in a government shutdown?

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Training Health Professionals to Combat Obesity

Health / Podcast December 15, 2017

Dr. William Dietz and Lisa Howley join BPC’s Joann Donnellan to provide an overview of the educational competencies and what they could mean to those struggling with obesity.

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#07 Year in Review

Governance / Podcast December 15, 2017

Ashley Swearingen and Rachael Gresson sit down with BPC’s VP of Communications, Robert Traynham to unpack all that happened in 2017 and look ahead to what bipartisan moments are feasible in 2018. 

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Episode 7: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast December 12, 2017

This week we talk about the House and Senate tax bills and their implications for immigrants, Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s “sensitive locations” policy, and other breaking news.

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#06 Reza Zarrab and the Fate of U.S. Turkish Relations

National Security / Podcast December 1, 2017

Ashley Swearingen sits down with BPC policy analyst Jessica Michek to breakdown the Zarrab case and discuss what lies ahead for the U.S. and Turkey.

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Episode 6: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast November 28, 2017

This week we talk about immigration enforcement and criminal gangs, and the current status of DACA cases in court.

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Behind the Scenes with the Former Public Trustees: A Follow Up Interview on Social Security and Medicare

Economy / Podcast November 20, 2017

The former public trustees for Social Security and Medicare, Chuck Blahous and Bob Reischauer, follow up on their work analyzing the financial status of the programs.

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#05 Immigration and the American Workforce

Immigration / Podcast November 17, 2017

BPC’s Ashley Swearingen and Rachael Gresson sit down senior policy analyst Kenny Megan to discuss how immigration impacts the economy and the American workforce.

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