Dean Hingson lets you in on what's happening at the intersection of politics and business. Each week Dean sits down with political influencers and experts to discuss the latest from Capitol Hill and across DC. 14th & G has been produced since 2017 by Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas, one of Washington, D.C.’s leading lobbying firms.
2021 In 21 Minutes- FALL OUTLOOK- Lightning Round Edition
Dean is joined by his colleagues Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas as they work through all the issues on the congressional docket this Fall. From infrastructure to debt limit, government funding to Afghanistan, and much, much more. Buckle up and thank for listening!
The Future Is Now: Autonomous Delivery with Nuro’s Matthew Lipka
Dean is joined by Matthew Lipka, Head of Policy for robotics company Nuro. Autonomous vehicles are sharing our roads today and delivering everything from pizzas to prescriptions. Dean and Matthew discuss the technical and regulatory challenges to putting a driverless, passengerless vehicle on America’s roads. Thanks for listening!
Failures’ Fallout: Predicting Policy and Politics in a Post-Pandemic World
Dean is joined today by his colleague Bruce Mehlman to discuss the firm’s new quarterly slide deck. From 9/11 to the botched pullout in Afghanistan, how do our failures sometimes shape the road ahead even more than our successes. Congress may be gone, but there’s plenty happening here in the nation’s capital. Thanks for listening!
2021 in 21 Minutes- INFRASTRUCTURE ON TWO TRACKS! DEBT LIMIT! PREDICTIONS AND ANALYSIS!
Congress is back in town, and it’s Infrastructure Week FOR REAL this time. Dean is joined by his colleagues at the firm, Republican Bruce Mehlman and Democrat David Thomas, to break down both infrastructure tracks, in both chambers, with predictions on what can get done before the August Recess. Plus, Biden’s Executive Order gets the attention of the world’s largest companies. It’s 2021 in 21 Minutes. Thanks for listening!
Biden Approval Not All It Seems and Whatever Happened to Populism?
Congress is in recess and there’s no better time to take a higher level look at the state of our politics and the elections ahead. To help with that that, Dean is joined by Washington Post columnist Henry Olsen. Dean and Henry break down the 2020 elections and what the down ballot results might mean for the 2022 Midterms. Henry sees warning signs in Biden’s job approval with key constituencies and states. Plus, what’s next for populism in the U.S. and around the world, and can it survive without Donald Trump?
China, Cyber, and Infrastructure: Congress Starts a Long Hot Summer - A NEW 2021 in 21 Minutes
14th & G notched a win when DC Mayor Muriel Bowser lifted the Nationals’ Park mask mandate! But Congress still has a big month ahead of it and the Senate is poised to send legislation to the House (mass hysteria!) Today, Dean and colleagues Democrat David Thomas and Republican Bruce Mehlman cover the latest in 2021 in 21 minutes.