CQ Roll Call Policy and Politics-logo

CQ Roll Call Policy and Politics

News & Politics Podcasts

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.

Location:

Washington, DC

Description:

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

CQ Budget: Omnibus Spending Talks Heat Up

12/2/2022
After weeks of inaction, top appropriators and congressional leaders began making headway on a bipartisan deal that would pave the way for an overdue omnibus spending package, but big sticking points remain. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman, Lindsey McPherson and Paul M. Krawzak outline the state of negotiations and discuss prospects for raising the debt limit and the fate of a proposed earmarks ban. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:10

Political Theater: Race, football and religion: Sorting through the Georgia Senate runoff

12/1/2022
On Dec. 6, the last race of the 2022 campaign will conclude, when voting in Georgia ends in the runoff between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker. This campaign has been close since the get-go; It is the first time the major parties have nominated Black men to run against each other in Georgia, and who these two are and where they come from means a lot to the state. Joining us on Political Theater is Clyde McGrady, an enterprise reporter at the New York Times (and...

Duration:00:30:02

Political Theater: Measure for measure, the drama of the 2022 midterms starts to conclude

11/17/2022
Things we know about the 2022 midterms: There will be a House Republican majority and a Senate Democratic majority. Elections went pretty smoothly. Incumbents for the most part held on. Things we don't know: How big those majorities will be. What governing will look like in the coming 118th Congress. And what lessons public officials will take away from an anomalous campaign. Roll Call Elections Analyst Nathan L. Gonzales joins the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:23:55

CQ Budget: Lame-duck fiscal agenda

11/17/2022
After a split verdict in the midterm elections, a lame-duck Congress under Democratic control will try to complete its fiscal agenda. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn assess the impact of the elections on the prospects for an omnibus spending package, lifting the statutory debt limit, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:12

Fintech Beat: Figure CEO Mike Cagney on (Real World) Blockchain Applications

11/15/2022
Mike Cagney joins Chris Brummer to talk about concrete use cases for blockchain. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:11

Political Theater: The known knowns of the 2022 midterm election

11/3/2022
As we prepare for Election Day, what are the things we know that we know about the 2022 midterm election? As the late Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld once said, there are known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns. Let's apply that to this campaign season with Nathan L. Gonzales, Roll Call’s election analyst and the publisher of Inside Elections. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:35

Equal Time with Mary C. Curtis: A celebration and reflection – and looking to the future -- after National Hispanic Heritage Month

10/31/2022
When America started officially honoring Hispanic heritage in 1968, it was a one-week celebration. Though the country now marks National Hispanic Heritage Month, acknowledging how generations of Hispanic Americans have influenced and contributed to our nation doesn't have to end when that month is over. This episode of Equal Time reflects on the issues and challenges facing the community and the country now and into the future. Equal Time host Mary C. Curtis speaks with Larry Gonzalez, an...

Duration:00:45:52

Political Theater: Up close and superPAC: Fisher Stevens and Karim Amer on their docuseries ‘The Lincoln Project’

10/25/2022
The history of The Lincoln Project is a flash point in contemporary politics. A superPAC founded by high-profile Republican strategists who opposed then-President Donald Trump, the group set out to peel away GOP voters and deny Trump a second term in 2020. Filmmakers Karim Amer and Fisher Stevens chronicled their campaign and its aftermath in their documentary series "The Lincoln Project" on Showtime. The two discuss their project and the upcoming midterm election on Political Theater. Learn...

Duration:00:28:36

Political Theater: 'No Time to Fail' — An empathetic look at the people who make elections work

10/19/2022
There has never been a better time to see how elections work. With intense interest in campaigns, and with the foundations of representative democracy at stake, filmmakers Sara Archambault and Margo Guernsey have brought us “No Time to Fail,” a behind-the-scenes look at the 2020 election that chronicles the experiences of election officials in Rhode Island, from the state level to the cities of Providence, Cranston and Central Falls. Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, disinformation and...

Duration:00:26:29

Fintech Beat: Mairead McGuinness on Innovation, Crypto Regulation and Europe

10/18/2022
Commissioner McGuiness, Europe's most powerful regulator, discusses crypto regulation and innovation policy at DC Fintech Week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:55

Political Theater: Supreme Court keeps on truckin'

10/12/2022
Congress is in its pre-election recess lull. The president is signing a bunch of bills people can’t remember. But the Supreme Court is running at full speed. Its last term is defined by the overturning of Roe versus Wade and the nationwide right to an abortion. The current term will likely continue redefining Americans’ participation in state and federal government and elections. Since the court convened, on the first Monday of October, it has already heard highly significant cases. With us...

Duration:00:30:41

Fintech Beat: What Fintechs and Regulators Have in Common

10/7/2022
Jo Ann Barefoot joins co-host Amias Gerety to explain the necessity of taking policy, and innovation, seriously. You can check out Jo Ann’s podcast, The Barefoot Innovation Podcast, at https://www.jsbarefoot.com/podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:07

Fintech Beat: Converging on DC Fintech Week

10/5/2022
Dante Disparte and Chris Brummer sit down to talk about the Circle's Converge conference and DC Fintech Week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

CQ Budget: Stopgap funding finale

10/3/2022
President Joe Biden signed a short-term spending measure that staves off the risk of a partial government shutdown until mid-December. But a lame-duck session after the November elections will be a busy one. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn outline a to-do list that includes an omnibus funding package, hurricane relief, coronavirus aid, and compensation to families of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:48

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