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Each week The Costa Report goes where the other networks won’t. Rebecca Costa delivers what other "big-name" talk show hosts don’t. She invites the world’s top newsmakers and thought-leaders to discuss the challenges we now face for one full hour each week.

Each week The Costa Report goes where the other networks won’t. Rebecca Costa delivers what other "big-name" talk show hosts don’t. She invites the world’s top newsmakers and thought-leaders to discuss the challenges we now face for one full hour each week.
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Each week The Costa Report goes where the other networks won’t. Rebecca Costa delivers what other "big-name" talk show hosts don’t. She invites the world’s top newsmakers and thought-leaders to discuss the challenges we now face for one full hour each week.

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Episodes

Matt Bevin - Rebecca Costa

9/21/2017
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Matthew Griswold Bevin was elected Governor of Kentucky in 2015. As Governor, Bevin has been an advocate of permitting insurance providers to compete across state lines, capping damages awarded for pain and suffering, allowing individuals to purchase health insurance with pre-tax earnings, and providing federal block grants to states to allow them to cover individuals with pre-existing conditions.

Duration: 01:47:59


Richard Painter - Rebecca Costa

9/15/2017
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Richard Painter served as an Associate Counsel to the U.S. President from 2005 to 2007. During his tenure, he worked as the chief ethics lawyer for President Bush, White House employees, and senior nominees to Senate-confirmed positions in the Executive Branch. He is the S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Minnesota and is currently vice chair of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).

Duration: 01:47:59


Robert Atkinson - Rebecca Costa

9/7/2017
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Robert David Atkinson is a Canadian-American economist. He is president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a public policy think tank based in Washington, D.C., which promotes policies based on innovation economics. As a respected policy expert and commentator, Atkinson has testified numerous times before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and appears frequently on news programs including BBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, NPR, and NBC Nightly News.

Duration: 01:48:01


Karl Rove - Rebecca Costa

8/31/2017
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Karl Rove is a renowned political consultant and policy advisor. Karl Rove served as Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush from 2000–2007 and Deputy Chief of Staff from 2004–2007. He oversaw the Offices of Strategic Initiatives, Political Affairs, Public Liaison, and Intergovernmental Affairs and was Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy, coordinating all White House policy-making processes. Since leaving the White House, Rove has worked as a political analyst, strategist and contributor...

Duration: 01:47:59


Deepak Chopra - Rebecca Costa

8/24/2017
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Deepak Chopra is a prominent advocate of alternative medicine and bestselling author. Chopra studied medicine in India before emigrating to the United States where he became Chief of Staff at New England Memorial Hospital. Chopra is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism and is the author of more than 85 books translated into over 43 languages. In 1996, he co-founded the Chopra Center for Wellbeing.

Duration: 01:48:00


Peter Georgescu

8/17/2017
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Peter Georgescu is the Chairman Emeritus of Young & Rubicam, one of the world’s largest advertising agencies. He emigrated to the United States in 1954 after being held as a political prisoner in Romania. His career spans 38 years, with top management experience both in the U.S. and Europe. In recognition for his contributions he was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame in 2011. Mr. Georgescu is also the author of three bestselling books.

Duration: 01:48:01


Jim Lehrer - Rebecca Costa

8/11/2017
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Jim Lehrer is a journalist best known as the former News Anchor and Executive Editor for the PBS NewsHour. He is also known for his role as a popular moderator in more U.S. Presidential debates than any other journalist. In 1999, Lehrer received the National Humanities Medal and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame and into The Silver Circle of the Washington, DC, Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He is the recipient of two Emmys, the Fred Friendly...

Duration: 01:47:58


Roger Stone - Rebecca Costa

8/3/2017
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Roger Stone Jr. is a long-time confidant of President Donald Trump, political consultant and strategist. Stone hosts the Stone Cold Truth radio program and is the author of several bestselling books. He has written for the New York Times Sunday Magazine, The New York Times as well as Newsmax.com, Breitbart, and the FOX Opinion page. He is also a frequent guest on Fox News. Since 2009, Stone’s annual “Ten Best and Worst Dressed” list has been featured in the Huffington Post and the New York...

Duration: 01:47:59


Steve Beshear - Rebecca Costa

7/28/2017
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Steven Lynn Beshear was the 61st Governor of Kentucky from 2007 to 2015. He served in the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1974 to 1980, was the state’s Attorney General from 1980 to 1983, and Lieutenant Governor from 1983 to 1987. He founded the consulting firm, Hourglass Consulting, LLC, and recently served as a Senior Leadership Fellow at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Beshear’s 2017 book - People Over Politics - shares the inside story of how Kentucky made...

Duration: 01:47:58


Karl Eikenberry - Rebecca Costa

7/21/2017
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Karl W. Eikenberry served as U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan from 2009 until 2011, during the U.S. troop surge. He had a thirty-five-year career in the U.S. Army, retiring with the rank of lieutenant general. Eikenberry is presently the Director of the U.S.-Asia Security Initiative and faculty member at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University. He is a Stanford University Professor of Practice, and an affiliate at the FSI Center for Democracy, Development and Rule...

Duration: 01:48:01


George Mitchell - Rebecca Costa

7/14/2017
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George J. Mitchell was Senate Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and U.S. Senator from Maine from 1980 to 1995. He was the primary architect of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement for peace in Northern Ireland. Mitchell also served as the chairman of The Walt Disney Company and US Special Envoy for Middle East Peace. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1999.

Duration: 01:48:00


Steve Case - Rebecca Costa

7/6/2017
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Stephen McConnell Case is the co-founder and former CEO of America Online (AOL). In 2000, he negotiated the largest merger in business history, bringing together AOL and Time Warner. Case is the founding chair of the Startup America Partnership—a White House effort to accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship throughout the nation. A member of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship, Case serves as Chairman of the Case Foundation.

Duration: 01:48:00


Lawrence Levy - Rebecca Costa

6/29/2017
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Lawrence Levy is a Silicon Valley lawyer and executive hired by Steve Jobs in 1994 as CFO of Pixar Animation Studios. Levy served on Pixar’s board of directors until 2006. Levy published “To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History” – a book which chronicles the story of Pixar’s improbable success. In 2003, Levy cofounded the Juniper Foundation.

Duration: 01:47:58


Leon Panetta - Rebecca Costa

6/22/2017
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Leon Edward Panetta served as United States Secretary of Defense from 2011 to 2013, Director of the CIA from 2009 to 2011, White House Chief of Staff from 1994 to 1997, Director of the Office of Management and Budget from 1993 to 1994, and as a U.S. Representative from California from 1977-1993. As Director of the CIA, Panetta oversaw the operation that brought down Osama bin Laden. While Secretary of Defense, Panetta repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and focused on keeping the U. S....

Duration: 01:48:01


Jim DeMint - Rebecca Costa

6/16/2017
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Former Senator James Warren DeMint is an American politician who was a United States Senator from South Carolina from 2005 to 2013. He also served as the United States Representative for South Carolina’s 4th congressional district from 1999 to 2005. DeMint has been a tireless advocate for smaller government, individual liberty, a strong national defense and traditional values. He is the author of several books, the most recent of which, Saving Freedom, focuses on behind-the-scenes actions...

Duration: 01:47:59


Jim Bohannon - Rebecca Costa

6/8/2017
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James E. Bohannon is known for hosting the popular late night radio program, “The Jim Bohannon Show” on the Westwood One Network. For 31 years, Bohannon hosted “America in The Morning,” a widely successful news program which earned him a place in the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2003 and the Talkers Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.

Duration: 01:48:01


Mike Lee - Rebecca Costa

6/1/2017
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Michael Shumway Lee is a United States Senator from Utah - elected to office in 2010. He began his career as a clerk for the U.S. District Court before serving as a clerk for future Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. Lee worked as Assistant U.S. Attorney for Utah from 2002 to 2005. As Senator, Lee has been a proponent of limiting the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and reforming social security. Lee is the Chairman of the Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer...

Duration: 01:48:00


Michael D. Brown - Rebecca Costa

5/25/2017
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Michael DeWayne Brown served as the first Under Secretary of Homeland Security for President George W. Bush from 2003-2005, and as the Director, Deputy Director and General Counsel for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from 2001-2005. He was a member of the White House Consequence Management Committee following the attacks of 9/11. Brown is the co-author of Deadly Indifference: The Perfect (Political) Storm in which he describes the role of politics in a risk-averse society...

Duration: 01:47:59


David Nabhan - Rebecca Costa

5/19/2017
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David Nabhan, author of “Earthquake Prediction: Dawn of the New Seismology” is an advocate who has been calling for the creation of an earthquake warning system for the U.S. West Coast for the last two decades. He proposes a plan with zero cost and available for implementation tomorrow whereby newspapers and other media might publish higher probability advisories for elevated seismic risks - and has taken that controversial debate public in many media forums with the USGS, Cal Tech, and...

Duration: 01:48:00


Morton Kondracke - Rebecca Costa

5/11/2017
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Morton Matt Kondracke became widely popular as one of the regular panelists on The McLaughlin Group. In addition to regular appearances and commentary on FOX News, Kondracke writes a nationally syndicated column on politics, and domestic and foreign policy, titled Pennsylvania Avenue. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson’s Disease, in which he chronicles his wife’s battle against Parkinson’s disease.

Duration: 01:48:00

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