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This is CQ Roll Call Policy and Politics, formerly CQ on Congress, which has all of the audio content from the CQ Roll Call newsroom.

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This is CQ Roll Call Policy and Politics, formerly CQ on Congress, which has all of the audio content from the CQ Roll Call newsroom.

    CQ Budget: Budget priorities clash in coming months

    CQ Budget: Budget priorities clash in coming months

    Democrats have so much to do and so little time. Congress faces a Feb. 18 deadline to complete overdue appropriations but distractions are multiplying. That means as each day passes the chances for a revival of the "Build Back Better" package dwindles. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Lindsey McPherson preview what is coming up in a very busy next few months.

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    • 19 min
    Political Theater: ‘I’m not going to be bullied out of here’ — members of Congress react to death threats

    Political Theater: ‘I’m not going to be bullied out of here’ — members of Congress react to death threats

    There has always been a risk to being a public figure, particularly a member of Congress. Beyond the violence of events like the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, members and their staff face threats all the time. CQ Roll Call’s own Jim Saksa reached out to every member of Congress to ask if they had received a death threat. The results were pretty shocking.
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    • 22 min
    Fintech Beat: Encore: Cryptodollars vs. Digital Dollars

    Fintech Beat: Encore: Cryptodollars vs. Digital Dollars

    Nic Carter, a partner at Castle Island Ventures, and Fennie Wang, the former associate general counsel of MakerDao, discuss and debate the value of stablecoins and what they mean for central bank digital currencies.
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    • 42 min
    CQ Budget: Getting something done

    CQ Budget: Getting something done

    President Biden and others have spoken this week about breaking apart the behemoth reconciliation package known as "Build Back Better" to pass pieces of it. But as CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn explain, this idea may be more complicated than it seems.
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    • 18 min
    Equal Time: What do the census, voting rights and democracy have in common?

    Equal Time: What do the census, voting rights and democracy have in common?

    Emails made public by the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School recently showed that officials under President Donald Trump tried whatever they could to rig the system for redistricting purposes. It and other government documents detailed clashes between the administration and the bureau’s experts in areas that had the potential of affecting the count and who gets elected. Mary C. Curtis sits down with Kelly Percival, with the Brennan Center’s Democracy to discuss what this all means.
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    • 23 min
    Equal Time with Mary C. Curtis: 'Beat them in court, beat them in Congress and beat them at the polls'

    Equal Time with Mary C. Curtis: 'Beat them in court, beat them in Congress and beat them at the polls'

    On the one-year anniversary of President Joe Biden's inauguration, the administration woke up to it's fifth defeat in six months in passing legislation to ensure voting rights for all. Biden had promised to put voting rights at the top of his agenda, but the path appears more fraught than ever. Mary C. Curtis speaks with White House senior advisor Cedric Richmond on what comes next.
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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

TM in DC ,

Go To Policy News Source

Quick, easy to digest and always a non-partisan, unbiased opinion. Great for the morning commute to help you stay ahead.

Beccaaz746 ,

Juvenile snark

According to these guys, Hispanics have a moral right to be lobbyists for the military because they’ve been oppressed.
If you enjoy that sort of thing, you’ll love this!

HomeisJax ,

March 8, 2019

I can’t believe the hate & bashing I heard on this episode! It’s sad that it has crept into every aspect of life, even hiding under the guise of Pro-Israel! Just another partisan podcast pushing deception! Disappointing!

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