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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.

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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Washington, DC

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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.

Twitter:

@cqnow

Language:

English

Contact:

202-650-6500


Episodes

Political Theater: It’s a small White House after all

6/30/2022
The walls sure are thin in the West Wing. That is just one takeaway from the testimony of former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson to the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol. CQ Roll Call Editor at Large John T. Bennett covered the presidency of Donald Trump in sometimes very close quarters at the executive mansion. He joins Political Theater to discuss things you can overhear and see first hand at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:18:57

Equal Time with Mary C. Curtis: For Pride Month, reflecting on progress and the road ahead

6/30/2022
As Pride Month ends, celebration is tempered by setbacks across the country, from laws that ban transgender athletes from competing in school sports to efforts to remove books on the LGBTQ experience from library shelves. And with a Supreme Court willing to overturn precedent, many wonder if LGBTQ rights will be next. What is needed, culturally and legally, to insure forward movement on the path to equality for all Americans? What can organizations and corporations do to be more intentional...

Duration:00:52:12

Fintech Beat: BIS's Hyun Song Shin on Crypto, CBDCs, and Designing Money

6/29/2022
Hyun Song Shin, the BIS economic advisor, joins the show to talk about recent disruptions in crypto markets, and the advantages of CBDCs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:11

Political Theater: Send lawyers, footballs and money: the strange twists and turns of Washington's football team

6/24/2022
Washington's professional football team has a long history of controversy, and Congress and local governments spend a lot of time picking apart its foibles. Would this happen in Jacksonville, though? With us to discuss in Brandon Wetherbee, managing editor of District Fray. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:39

CQ Budget: Military budget set to swell

6/24/2022
Two major congressional committees have now spoken on the fiscal 2023 Pentagon budget. Peter Cohn and John M. Donnelly discuss how the Armed Services panels will keep the pressure on appropriators to add tens of billions of dollars more to President Joe Biden's defense proposals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:00

CQ Budget: Defense spending battle lines

6/17/2022
A bipartisan Senate defense authorization bill upped the ante on defense spending for the coming fiscal year. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn explain the new battle lines over defense spending that could stall appropriations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:03

Fintech Beat: Market Swings, Software-Based Investing--and Community Banking

6/16/2022
Amias Gerety interviews M1 CEO Brian Barnes on relationship investing and automation in the fintech economy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:57

Political Theater: "The Martha Mitchell Effect" gives voice to one of Watergate's great characters

6/16/2022
This week marks the 50th Anniversary of the Watergate break-in, a scandal that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. This is one of history's great dramas, and we're still telling and hearing great stories about it. Case in point: "The Martha Mitchell Effect," a new Netflix documentary about one Watergate's most colorful, and tragic, characters. Directors Anne Alvergue and Debra McClutchy discuss their project in all its colorful and poignant archival glory. Learn...

Duration:00:18:41

CQ Budget: Appropriations kickoff

6/10/2022
House appropriators are about to begin their markups on fiscal 2023 spending bills after taking a shortcut on a budget blueprint. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Paul M. Krawzak outline what lies ahead for appropriators and assess the latest effort to resurrect a "Build Back Better" reconciliation package. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:23

Politcal Theater: How ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ reflects a stranger, more vulnerable political time

6/9/2022
"Top Gun: Maverick," the legacy sequel to the 1986 movie "Top Gun," has soared at the box office since its Memorial Day weekend opening, making more than 550 million dollars and counting. People might just be going to see Tom Cruise in action, but there might be something more going on here. The first "Top Gun" is an iconic piece of pop culture, a product of its times: a hot movie that came out at the coldest point of the Cold War. This "Top Gun?" It’s also a product of its times, a weirder,...

Duration:00:19:53

Fintech Beat: There’s nothing Micro about a Billion Women: Mary Iskenderian on Microfinance

6/7/2022
Mary Ellen Iskenderian, the CEO of Women's World Banking, talks about her new book and the opportunities and challenges facing women entrepreneurs in developing countries. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:28

Equal Time with Mary C. Curtis: For Asian Americans, celebration, challenges and action

5/24/2022
May, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, has special significance in 2022, as both acknowledgment of contributions and reminder of a resurgence of xenophobic rhetoric and violence. Civil rights groups, academia and businesses have responded with action, education and activism, part of a “Stop AAPI Hate” coalition. Mary C. Curtis speaks about the past, the present and future solutions with Anne Lee Benedict, active with MCCA, a national organization dedicated to advancing...

Duration:00:47:17

CQ Budget: Pandemic aid derailment

5/20/2022
Senate spending hawks blocked a $48 billion aid package for restaurants and some other small businesses. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Lindsey McPherson assess the fallout and prospects for any future aid attempt. Recorded 5/20/22 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:11

Political Theater: So, who exactly is the establishment in politics now?

5/19/2022
Tuesday’s primary races in states — be they Idaho, North Carolina, Pennsylvania or Oregon — were good news for the establishment of both political parties. Or bad news. It kind of depends on how you define the establishment. Jacob Rubashkin of Inside Election joins the podcast to walk us through all the mixed messaging. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:42

Fintech Beat: Robinhood on Volatility, Regulation, and the New Retail Investor

5/17/2022
Chief Legal Officer Dan Gallagher joins Fintech Beat to talk about what changes in the economy and regulation mean for the company. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:06

CQ Budget: Senate fumble on Ukraine aid

5/13/2022
A lone senator's objection stymied bipartisan hopes for speedy passage of a $40 billion Ukraine aid measure. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn explain the cause of the holdup and what it may mean for pandemic-related funding bills waiting in the wings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:03

Political Theater: Six months out, why these congressional incumbents are vulnerable

5/12/2022
As the November midterm elections continue to come into focus, several Senate and House incumbents are vulnerable in their bids for re-election. Some are Democrats in danger of getting caught up in a GOP wave. Some are Republicans facing tough primary challenges. And some are just plain unique. The CQ Roll Call political team breaks it down for the episode of Political Theater. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:02

Fintech Beat: Sheila Warren on Crypto Regulation, DeGlobalization, and Contagious Policy

5/10/2022
Julian Ha interviews Sheila Warren, the CEO of CCI, on Global Trends in Crypto Regulation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:13

CQ Budget: Aid package puzzle

5/6/2022
Disputes over school meal waivers, immigration policy and business assistance are some of the moving pieces complicating aid measures for Ukraine and COVID-19. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Lindsey McPherson discuss the latest twists and turns in assembling billions of dollars of supplemental funding. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:49

Political Theater: Mod (Com) Squad: The people modernizing Congress

5/5/2022
Reps. Derek Kilmer and Williams Timmons are under no illusion about the challenges to make Congress a more modern and efficient institution. But as the leaders of the House Selection Committee on the Modernization of Congress, the two are walking the walk: pursuing a bipartisan approach and setting an example for how to work together for the public interest. “Congress has been described as an 18th century institution using 20th century technology to solve 21st century problems,” Kilmer likes...

Duration:00:54:23