Archive for January 2012

Today's Takeaway: Decision Day in Florida

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Landing the Latino Vote in Florida; The Premiere of The Global Jukebox; New Report Finds Securities and Exchange Commission Lenient on Wall Street; Eric Cantor Addresses Voters' Frustrations; Celebrating the 50th Anniverary of "The Snowy Day"; Should the U.S. Intervene in Syria?; South Dakota Sioux Tribe File Voting Discrimination Case; Polls Open in Florida; Looking Ahead to the Nevada Caucus

Today's Takeaway: Florida's Diverse Population Poses Challenge to GOP Candidates

Monday, January 30, 2012

Florida Voter Voices; Over 400 Occupy Oakland Protesters Arrested; This Week's Agenda: Florida Primary, Facebook IPO; $1 Million Opening Bid for Obama's Old Chrysler; The Challenge of Florida's Republican Diversity; Florida Primary; Syrian Government Cracks Down on Civilians in Damascus Suburbs; Deceptive Average Daily Balance-Based Fees; Taliban

Today's Takeaway: Where Candidates Stand in Florida

Friday, January 27, 2012

Romney Fends Off Attacks From Newt Gingrich During Last Night's Debate; A Recap of the Florida Race; Proposed Pentagon Budget Cuts for the Next Decade; New Movie Releases: 'The Grey' and 'Man on a Ledge'; Univision's Jorge Ramos on Latino Voters in the 2012 Presidential Race; Checking Where the Candidates Stand with Florida Voters; Next Generation of Drones Won't Require Operator; An English Requirement for Public Office?

Today's Takeaway: The GOP Battle in Florida

Thursday, January 26, 2012

The Future of the American Military; Google's New Privacy Policy Raises Many Concerns; Is It Possible to Resurrect 'Made in the USA'?; Fed. To Keep Interest Rates Near Zero; Wealth, Presidents, and Being "Out of Touch"; GOP Candidates Battle in Florida; Independent Voters on the 2012 Campaign; Will Israel Attack Iran?; Adult Actors Legally Required to Wear Condoms; The Audience's Role in a Debate

Today's Takeaway: Examining the State of the Union Address

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

State of the Union Address: Obama on the Economy; Egypt: One year after the revolution; General David Petraeus's Legacy; Partisan Evaluations of Last Night's State of the Union Address; Former Clinton Speechwriter Reacts to Obama's State of the Union Address; Voters React to the State of the Union; Bloomberg speaks out against NYPD; The State of the Union's Foreign Policy Message; The Rise of the Glock

Today's Takeaway: Race for GOP Nomination Heads for Decisive Florida Primary

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Recapping Last Night's Florida GOP Debate; President of Yemen Approved for US Medical Visa; The 23-Year-Old City Treasurer; Can Republicans Win the Latino Vote?; Supreme Court Rules that GPS Counts as a 'Search'; The President's Transportation Transformation; Romney Reveals His Tax Returns; Obama's State of the Campaign Address

Today's Takeaway: Gingrich Takes South Carolina

Monday, January 23, 2012

Gingrich's Landslide South Carolina Victory; Anti-Muslim Rhetoric in the 2012 Primary; This Week's Agenda: State of the Union, State of the Economy; What's Ahead for China in the Year of the Dragon?; International Plans to End Syria Conflict; A Look Back at Newt Gingrich's Career; Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Resigns; The Life, Death, and Legacy of Joe Paterno; Who Was Saul Alinsky, Newt's Newest Villain; New York Giants and New England Patriots Head to The Super Bowl

Today's Takeaway: As GOP Field Tightens, Obama Prepares 2012 Run

Friday, January 20, 2012

GOP Debates in South Carolina; Redefining Autism: How it Could Change Treatment and Policy; Changing the Definition of Autism: A Mother's Point of View; 'Haywire' Director Steven Soderbergh with Star of Film, Gina Karano; This Weekend's Big Movies: 'Haywire' and "Red Tails'; As GOP Field Tightens, Obama Prepares 2012 Run; Kodak: A Walk Down Memory Lane; Santorum Declared Iowa Caucus Winner, Does It Matter?; The Daily Show's Wyatt Cenac on 'AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange'

Today's Takeaway: Internet Blackouts as the New Wave of Protests?

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Obama Administration Rejects Keystone Pipeline Permit; Mayors Address Economic Hardships Plaguing the Nation's Cities; A Look at History Curriculums in Schools; The Implications of Internet Shutdowns; "Pina" Director Wim Wenders: What Dance Taught Him About Life; GOP Initiates Hispanic Outreach Effort; Which "ism" Best Fits President Obama's Administration

Today's Takeaway: Another View on SOPA as Wikipedia Goes Dark

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

New Initiative to Promote Climate Change in the Classroom; Former Liberian Dictator Charles Taylor Worked for US Spy Agencies; The Bioethics of Denying Patients Organ Transplants; A Positive Spin on SOPA and PIPA; With All Eyes on South Carolina, A Conversation With the States's GOP Chair; A World Without Wikipedia: Audio Essay; Grover Norquist on Mitt Romney's Tax Problem; A Closer Look at the Concordia Crash

Today's Takeaway: GOP Debate Before the South Carolina Primary

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Joe Nocera on the Regulation of Big Banks; Fears Grow for Missing on Costa Concordia; Anti-Piracy Bill Being Challenged Online and in the White House; Fukushima and Nuclear Energy- What Next?; The GOP and the Political Geography of South Carolina; Petition Against Rep Scott Walker; Books Banned to Comply with Tucson Law Ending Ethnic Studies; Romney Fends Off Attacks in South Carolina

Today's Takeaway: A Day of Service on Martin Luther King Day

Monday, January 16, 2012

Santorum Selected at Evangelical Summit; Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy; The Agenda: South Carolina GOP Debates, Congress Returns from Recess, Earnings Reports; Golden Globe Winners The Takeaway; One Year After Tunisia's Revolution; Returning to Dr. King's Message With Community Service; Giants and Packers; Is Syria Poised for Civil War?; Tensions Between Israel's Ultra-Orthodox and Women

Today's Takeaway: What's Next for the Tea Party in South Carolina?

Friday, January 13, 2012

Desecration of the Dead and US Military Culture; The First Big Movies of 2012; Supreme Court Rules in Favor of "Ministerial Exception"; Friday Follow: New Hampshire Primary, Gingrich Attack Ads and "The Obamas" book; What's Next for the Tea Party?; Mississippi Pardons May Spark Manhunts; Black Church Gains Ownership of Ku Klux Klan Shop; The Iron Lady

Today's Takeaway: Controversy Over New Book on Obama Administration

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Controversy Over 'The Obamas'; The Quiet War Against Iran's Nuclear Program; Two Years After the Haiti Earthquake; Barbour Pardons Draw Public Outrcy; The Tendency to Overestimate What Others Will Pay; GOP Candidates Go Anti-Corporate for Anti-Romney Ads; Shedding Light on the World's Most Mysterious Regime

Today's Takeaway: Romney Wins New Hampshire Primary

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Romney Takes New Hampshire; Voters Discuss Past and Future GOP Races; Winter Storms Batter Alaska; Crucial Summit of Evangelical Leaders Set for This Weekend; New Hampshire's Impact on the GOP Field; What's the Future of Guantánamo?; Previewing the Southern Primaries; Growing Tensions Between Iran and the West; New Hampshire Primary Told Through Tweets

Today's Takeaway: Examining New Hampshire Voters

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Who Are The New Hampshire Primary Voters?; A Closer Look at the Independent Voter; Protests and Violence Paralyze Nigeria; Lew to Replace Daley as Obama's Chief of Staff; New Hampshire Voters Prepare to Go to the Polls; Boston College Defends Right to Keep IRA Interviews Secret; Will 2012 Yield A Humorless Election?; Flash Forward: Poverty in 2012

Today's Takeaway: The Eve of the New Hampshire GOP Primary

Monday, January 09, 2012

What's In Store for the New Hampshire GOP Primary; 'All-American Muslim' Cast Member On the Show's Impact; This Week's Agenda: New Hampshire Primary, Congressional Recess, Egyptian Elections; An Intimate Look at Queen Elizabeth II's Rule; A Closer Look at the Weekend's GOP Debates; One Year After Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' Shooting; Sweeping Changes to Immigration Rules Proposed; New Book Offers Portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama

Today's Takeaway: Potential Pitfalls for GOP Candidates

Friday, January 06, 2012

End of US Dual Ocean Navy Defense; Movies to Watch in 2012; Supreme Court May Hear Case Challenging Ban on Foreign Political Contributions; Friday Follow: With Romney in Lead, LDS Leaders Launch Mormon Marketing Campaign; Why Do Young People Find Ron Paul so Appealing?; Is Pregnancy a Disability?; Aatish Taseer's New Novel, 'Noon'

Today's Takeaway: GOP Candidates Plan for New Hampshire

Thursday, January 05, 2012

The GOP Nominees' Plans for the Economy; Where Do Bachmann Supporters Go From Here?; No Women Running for President in 2012; Flash Forward: How African-Americans and Latinos Will Shape Politics; After a Big Comeback in Iowa, What's Ahead for Santorum; Boeing To Close Wichita Facility; Can Romney Make a Definitive Win in New Hampshire?; Obama Makes Four Recess Appointments; Flash Forward: The Arab World in 2012

Today's Takeaway: Romney Wins Iowa By 8 Votes

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Romney Wins Iowa By 8 Votes; Taliban Leaders to Open Qatar Office; Evangelicals Push Santorum to Strong Showing; Flash Forward: Politics in 2012; A Photo-Finish for Romney in Iowa; Iran Threatens US Aircraft Carrier; Looking Ahead to the New Hampshire Primary; Iowa Caucuses: Trending on Twitter; Muslim-American 9/11 First Responder Overlooked by Memorial

Today's Takeaway: Iowa Caucuses Set to Begin

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Do Iowa Voters Accurately Represent the US?; Explaining the Iowa Caucus Process; In Defense of Paying College Athletes; Flash Forward: Childhood Obesity and the Future of School Lunches; Presidential Candidates' Last Attempts to Sway Iowa Voters; Person of Interest Arrested in Connection with Los Angeles Arson Fires; Violence Continues In Syria Despite the Presence of International Monitors; Louis CK on the Future of Entertainment

Todd Zwillich guest hosts with Celeste.

Today's Takeaway: New Year's Resolutions

Monday, January 02, 2012

The Week's Agenda: Iowa Caucus; Country Music Reflects America's Struggles; A Journey From Black to White; Flash Forward: What's in store for 2012 and beyond?; Civil War: Still a Difficult Race Issue; A Place to Call Home; Pain, Music and Destiny: Bob Dylan; Asking Others to Make New Year's Resolutions for You

Todd Zwillich guest hosts with Celeste.