By Kyle Hutzler IN the waning days of the 111th Congress last December, an extraordinary tax deal was reached between the Obama administration, the outgoing Democratic majority, and the resurgent Republicans that extended the Bush-era tax cuts for two years in addition to unemployment benefits. The $900 billion agreement that also lowered payroll taxes by [...]
Conducted by Nick Rugoff James T. Kloppenberg is an American historian and the Chair of the Harvard history department, where he serves as the Charles Warren Professor of American History. Educated at Dartmouth (A.B. 1973) and Stanford (M.A., 1976, Ph.D., 1980), he teaches courses on European and American thought, culture, and politics from the ancient [...]
Conducted by Nick Rugoff and Jackie Delligatti David M. Uhlmann is the Jeffrey F. Liss Professor from Practice and the inaugural Director of the Environmental Law and Policy Program at the University of Michigan Law School. His research, writing, and advocacy interests include criminal and civil enforcement of environmental laws, Clean Water Act jurisprudence, worker [...]
Known for his fiery leadership style, Newt Gingrich shares his thoughts on the current Congress and on the way forward.
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