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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: Mitch and Rick, the GOP's 'Odd Couple'

9/28/2022
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell prefers to work behind the scenes. Rick Scott, chairman of Senate Republicans’ campaign arm is an outspoken, outgoing salesman for the GOP. Like with Neil Simon's "Odd Couple" -- Felix the neat freak and Oscar the slob -- we're asking: Can McConnell and Scott live together without driving each other crazy? Roll Call Editor at Large John Bennett, joins Political Theater to discuss this key duo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:25:09

Fintech Beat: Do NFTs require decentralized law?

9/27/2022
Stu Levi, a partner at Skadden, breaks down what IP law means for NFTs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:24

CQ Budget: Final countdown

9/23/2022
Lawmakers have less than a week left to pass a stopgap spending measure to avoid a partial government shutdown. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Aidan Quigley outline the likely game plan for completing a deal and the hurdles still standing in the way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:42

Political Theater: We love it when you're vulnerable: Swing districts, members versus members and more

9/21/2022
Elections always come down to a choice. Someone wins, someone loses, and Roll Call has long chronicled the path to Election Day by reporting on Congress' most vulnerable incumbents. It’s an evolving cast, and with roughly a month-and-half to go, we take measure on Political Theater with our Politics Team, Herb Jackson, Kate Ackley and Mary Ellen McIntire. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:05

Fintech Beat: Home Prices and Mortgage Costs: Why the US Housing Regulator is Looking Into Fintech

9/19/2022
Jason Cave, Deputy Director of the FHFA talks fintech and what the agency's new office for innovation might mean for mortgage markets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:59

CQ Budget: Spending talks morass

9/16/2022
Negotiations on a short-term measure to avoid a partial government shutdown next month have stalled, as disputes over environmental permitting, coronavirus aid, disaster relief and more create obstacles to a deal. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn outline the sticking points and a likely path to resolution. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:28

Political Theater: Law and order revisited at "Riotsville, USA"

9/15/2022
Filmmaker Sierra Pettengill’s documentary, “Riotsville, USA,” examines the history of the government’s efforts to crack down on protest movements. The title refers to the ersatz towns the military built for counter-protest training, and the film's archival approach is a chronicle and meditation on politics then and now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:04

CQ Budget: Obstacles to stopgap funding

9/9/2022
A short-term funding measure to head off a partial government shutdown is now caught up in fights over emergency spending requests and an effort to streamline federal permitting for energy projects. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman, Lindsey McPherson and Aidan Quigley outline the challenges facing Congress to pass stopgap funding by the end of this month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:49

Political Theater: Weird times, Weird poll numbers

9/8/2022
Politics works in patterns. But we might be in one of those outlier election cycles, when politics don’t always match up with typical narratives. Roll Call Elections Analyst Nathan L. Gonzales joins the Political Theater podcast to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:35

Equal Time with Mary C. Curtis: Progress? Certainly. But has the Americans with Disabilities Act changed the country enough?

8/30/2022
Marking its 32nd anniversary this year, the Americans with Disabilities Act has inspired the world to see disability through the lens of equity, opening opportunities for persons with disabilities to contribute to our global progress. But, from creating more consistency for academic accommodations to providing additional employment opportunities, what needs to be done in the next 32 years and beyond? “Equal Time” host Mary C. Curtis talks with Nicole Patton, the Manager of State Government...

Duration:00:39:01

Fintech Beat: Ransomware (and Crypto) 101

8/24/2022
Elementus founder Max Galka joins Julian Ha to talk ransomware and crypto. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:07

CQ Budget: A win for Democrats

8/18/2022
Democrats celebrated the passage of their climate, health and tax package, but debate over the partisan measure now moves to the campaign trail. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman, Laura Weiss and Paul M. Krawzak examine what the new law could mean for the midterm elections and how both parties could use it to their political advantage. They also discuss the upcoming fight over a stopgap funding measure to ward off a partial government shutdown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:29:29

Political Theater: Strange days are here: August in Washington

8/17/2022
August can be a strange month, especially in a place like Washington. On one hand, things are slow. Congress goes on recess. People take vacations. On the other hand, kids head back to school. It’s peak political primary season. How different is it from other places? Brandon Wetherbee of Recommend If You Like magazine drops by to riff on the dog days, the Cubs’ microphone system, Michael Keaton, Dan Snyder and lost movies, among other topics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:31:49

Political Theater: Moving right along: A political reporter’s turning point

8/12/2022
Amanda Becker is a veteran political journalist. The Washington correspondent for The 19th News has covered a variety of beats here in The Swamp over the last decade-plus for her current newsroom, as well as Reuters, and, once upon a time, for Roll Call. She is about to move to the Boston area to start one of journalism’s most prestigious fellowships, the Nieman, was kind enough to discuss some of her reflections on the job of political reporting, what she hopes to get out of her fellowship...

Duration:00:26:09

CQ Budget: Democrats unite

8/5/2022
Democrats appear to have the votes they need to pass a revised version of their health, climate and tax package along party lines in the evenly divided Senate. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn outline the changes that led to a new agreement with Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and explain the procedural hurdles that still await the package. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:46

Political Theater: The long story for victims of Camp Lejeune gets a new chapter

8/4/2022
President Joe Biden will soon sign legislation that will give easier access to health and disability benefits to more than 3.5 million veterans who were exposed to toxic substances on overseas deployments in Iraq, Afghanistan and more. It wasn’t easy to get through Congress. The Senate passed that bill after weeks of delay, and not before high-profile advocacy from comedian Jon Stewart and others. But underneath those bigger headlines, folded into the bill, is a provision allowing families...

Duration:00:18:07

CQ Budget: Joe Manchin's 180

7/29/2022
A surprise change of heart from the West Virginia Democrat put a revamped "Build Back Better" plan back on the table. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman, Lindsey McPherson and Laura Weiss examine the twist of fate and the challenges awaiting Democrats in trying to pass the measure.They also discuss microchip and veterans benefits legislation and the latest on appropriations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:45

Fintech Beat: European Parliament Vice President Eva Kaili and EU's Peter Kerstens on MICA

7/27/2022
Peter Kerstens and Eva Kaili join the podcast to discuss the EU's new rules for crypto. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:18

CQ Budget: Microchips and drug pricing

7/22/2022
Before their August recess, lawmakers hope to pass a major funding package to bolster domestic semiconductor manufacturing and a measure designed to lower the cost of many prescription drugs. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman, Aidan Quigley and Lauren Clason outline the challenges awaiting Congress to pass those bills. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:55

Fintech Beat: Richard Bookstaber on Fintech, Diversification and the Volatility Paradox

7/21/2022
Richard Bookstaber, author of the End of Theory and Demons of Our Own Design, Demystifies Fintech Market Volatility Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:12