American Conversation: Wrapping The DNC

Concluding a few long, sleepless, and exciting weeks on the campaign trail, American Conversation co-hosts Marc and Dan record amidst the confetti from the balcony of the Democratic National Convention moments after President Obama concluded is Presidential nomination speech. We discuss Obama’s acceptance speech, the influence of rhetoric on policy, and the optics of a dirty campaign. KoPoint’s American Conversation will … Continue reading American Conversation: Wrapping The DNC

Democratic Speeches – Sincerely Patronizing?

In this episode the American Conversation podcast is joined by Lisa Wexler of WFAS Radio, alongside co-hosts Dan Patterson and Marc Lizoain. Recording from that awkward space between the South Dakota and the Puerto Rico delegations on the floor of the DNC, the trio discuss their reactions to the first night’s speeches.

President Obama to host Google ‘hangout’ today

Link: President Obama to host Google ‘hangout’ today kopoint: What: POTUS on Google+ When: Today, January 30th, at 5:30 EST. Where: http://goo.gl/48iYH The White House pledges the president will answer “several of the most popular questions” submitted through YouTube, while some questioners will be invited to participate in a live conversation on Google+ … Google maintains the … Continue reading President Obama to host Google ‘hangout’ today

Would Obama’s Infrastructure Plan Create Jobs Now?

Link: Would Obama’s Infrastructure Plan Create Jobs Now? Did you watch the GOP debate last night? Will you watch Obama’s jobs speech tonight? What’s the takeaway? abcnewsradio: “We’ve got roads and bridges across this country that need rebuilding. We’ve got private companies with the equipment and the manpower to do the building,” Obama told a crowd … Continue reading Would Obama’s Infrastructure Plan Create Jobs Now?

Obama Announces Congress Has Reached Debt Ceiling Agreement

Link: Obama Announces Congress Has Reached Debt Ceiling Agreement abcnewsradio: President Barack Obama on Sunday night announced that Congress had arrived at an 11th-hour bipartisan deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling and prevent an unprecedented United States default on its financial obligations.  The deal, which Mr. Obama said was not the one he’d sought but … Continue reading Obama Announces Congress Has Reached Debt Ceiling Agreement