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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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Episode 5: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast November 14, 2017

On Episode 5, we discuss TPS, the diversity visa lottery program and “chain migration.”

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#04 Reforming the Nation’s Tax Code

Economy / Podcast November 3, 2017

Ashley Swearingen sits down with BPC senior policy analyst Tim Shaw to discuss the issues with the current tax code and break down some of the key provisions in the latest legislation.

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Episode 4: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast November 1, 2017

This week we discuss the legislative strategy on DACA and the new refugee rules out of the Trump administration.

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