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National Political Update

Sep 5, 2017

The latest news out of our nation’s capital. We’ll discuss the response to Hurricane Harvey, the president’s suggestion that he might cause a government shut-down, and the latest on tax reform and Obamacare repeal.

Guests:  Dante Chinni, Director of the American Communities Project at George Washington University; he writes the Politics Counts blog for The Wall Street Journal

National Political Analysis

Apr 5, 2017

The investigations into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election continues; the Neil Gorsuch supreme court nomination sets up a potential 'nuclear option;' and repealing and replacing Obamacare is dead - or is it? We'll discuss the latest news from the nation's capital.

Guests:  Ron Schmidt, professor of Political Science at University of Southern Maine

Jamie McKown, political science professor, College of the Atlantic

Stephen Engel, chair of Bates College politics department