Link: Conventions Post Mortem – It’s the Turnout, Stupid! kopoint: The Coventions are over. But you may be scratching your head wondering what happened. Well, if you feel more or less likely to go and vote after the convention, then they got you. Here’s how. DO INDEPENDENTS MATTER? If you […]
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 […]
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.
After a long journey from Tampa to Charlotte, co-hosts Dan Patterson and Marc Lizoain are once again safely ensconced among the comforts of the DNC Google lounge.
Link: Has Obama’s civil liberties policy disappointed you? kopoint: And other questions. KoPoint Episode 3: The CIA
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 […]
Link: Watch Live: President Obama Addresses the United Nations General Assembly
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 […]
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 […]
Link: Obama, Congress Reach a Debt Deal – ABC News