Tag Archives: The Whip

John Noonan on Defending Defense

On today's edition of Coffee & Markets, Brad Jackson and Drew M. talk to John Noonan of the Foreign Policy Initiative about the importance of keeping a strong Defense Department.

Republican leaders Senator Mitch McConnell and John Boehner speak after a bipartisan meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington

America's One Child Policy and the GOP Pledge

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, we're talking about the Tea Party Movement, the Republicans' latest pledge to America, the upheaval in the White House's staff, and we'll talk to Weekly Standard senior writer Jonathan Last about his powerful new piece on America's One Child Policy.


Rick Perry on Shotguns, Politics, and Tea Parties

Texas Governor Rick Perry discusses shooting, his new book "Fed Up!", the Tea Party movement and solving the entitlement and spending crisis in an interview with Benjamin Domenech, research fellow and managing editor for The Heartland Institute.


Student Free Press Association Takes Back College News

On today's episode of Welcome to the Know, The New Ledger's Brad Jackson talks to Katherine Miller about the Student Free Press Association, a news organization that allows journalism student to get real world experience and learn from some impressive mentors.

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Who Are the Tea Partiers?

For all the talk about the Tea Party movement these days, we have very little real research available into what they believe. Anne Sorock of the Sam Adams Alliance talked with me about her research into the Tea Parties -- who they are, what they think, and why they think it.


Obama's Disappointing Tech Policy

On today's episode of Welcome to the Know, The New Ledger's Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech talk with Jim Lakely of the Heartland Institute about transparency in government, President Obama's approach to technology policy and what the future holds for broadband and net neutrality. Also, jetpacks!

Welcome to the Know: Trouble for Obama and the Future of Journalism

On today's episode of Welcome to the Know, The New Ledger's Brad Jackson and Pejman Yousefzadeh talk the President's upside down poll numbers, and discuss whether taxpayers should fund old media journalism.

The Che Guevara of American Health Care

[tweetmeme] On this week’s Health Care News podcast, Avik Roy, one of the most insightful writers about health care policy today, took the time to discuss with me the White House’s decision to bypass the nomination process of the U.S. Senate to recess appoint Donald […]

Mark Neumann and the California Senate Race

On the first ever Thursday edition of Welcome to the Know The New Ledger's Brad Jackson talks to former Congressman Mark Neumann about his race for Governor in Wisconsin, and gets the lowdown on the California US Senate race from Josh Trevino.


Daniels, Christie Top Latest Online Influencer Poll

On today's episode of Welcome to the Know, The New Ledger's Brad Jackson and Benjamin Domenech discuss the newly released New Ledger online influencer poll, as well as the controversy over the Daily Kos and Research 2000. Mitch Daniels is atop the poll again, both in a field with Sarah Palin and without her. But a new challenger emerges when dark horses are included. The polling data is below the fold.


Rick Perry on the Tenth Amendment

I talked with Texas Governor Rick Perry in our latest podcast, brought to you by FreedomPub.org. You can listen to it here: Download Podcast | Health Care News Podcasts | Subscribe at iTunes I had the opportunity to speak with Governor Perry a few months […]


An Interview With Tim Pawlenty

I had the opportunity to interview Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty last week, an interview you can listen to here. The Governor discussed how states can respond to the passage of Obamacare, his decision to opt out of the federal high-risk pools, and how Americans can […]