15 episodes

Fresh stories and perspectives from writers and political analysts working inside Washington and around the country.

Politics Pulse Matt Robison

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Fresh stories and perspectives from writers and political analysts working inside Washington and around the country.

    Voting, Vaccinating Teachers, Testing Kids, and the Future of Work

    Voting, Vaccinating Teachers, Testing Kids, and the Future of Work

    Shira Schoenberg, a top Massachusetts reporter with CommonWealth magazine and a veteran of the Concord Monitor and the Boston Globe, gives listeners a lens into the biggest issues happening in the state and around the country.

    • 43 min
    The Filibuster and Joe Manchin: the West Virginia Perspective

    The Filibuster and Joe Manchin: the West Virginia Perspective

    Matt goes on the road this week to join Howard Monroe, a West Virginia Broadcast Hall of Fame radio host, to talk about the filibuster and how Joe Manchin will shape whatever the Senate does next. Plus, are dems in danger of a sudden rapid shift of Senate control?

    • 22 min
    Will Biden Take on Big Tech?

    Will Biden Take on Big Tech?

    Jeff Hauser, the Executive Director of the Revolving Door Project, is driving the conversation in Washington about who President Biden is choosing to monitor and regulate big tech companies like Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook.  He joins the show to explain why his group is taking on this issue, and what the Biden administration can and should do about it. 

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    • 22 min
    How Does a Vaccine Get from a Pharma Company to Your Arm?

    How Does a Vaccine Get from a Pharma Company to Your Arm?

    The answer: companies you may not have ever heard of, but who do the behind-the-scenes work of getting medicines from the manufacturer to your doctor's office. Patrick Kelly of the Healthcare Distribution Alliance explains how it all works.

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    • 22 min
    What to do about seditionists in Congress

    What to do about seditionists in Congress

    A new political group has the answer: defeat them at the ballot box. The founder of the Sedition Caucus PAC explains why they formed and how they plan to defeat the members of Congress who helped incite the insurrection and voted to overturn the election.

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    • 43 min
    Turning Oil Green?!?

    Turning Oil Green?!?

    Energy expert and frequent cable news energy analyst Dan Dicker says that the whole approach that both the right and left have used on energy and climate is off-base.  The secret to getting it right?  It's a little counter-intuitive...but it may be the only way forward.  Dan tells us all about in this fascinating discussion...

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    • 44 min

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