The Roundtable

The Roundtable
12:30 pm
Mon August 4, 2003

Congressional Corner with MA's John Olver 7/09/03

Albany, NY – Returning to the Congressional Corner for a final discussion is John Olver of Massachusetts. Alan asks John about how some of America's poorest children were almost left out of the Child Tax Credit plan.

The Roundtable
12:14 pm
Mon August 4, 2003

Congressional Corner with VT's Bernie Sanders 7/23/03

Albany, NY – Vermont's Independent, Bernie Sanders joins Alan for a final spin in the Congressional Corner. Today the the topic is Iraq. Alan asks Bernie about the remarks in President Bush's speech about Iraq's supposed attempt to obtain nuclear weapons from Africa and why this particular comment has created such an uproar.

The Roundtable
12:05 pm
Mon August 4, 2003

Congressional Corner with MA's John Olver 7/08/03

Albany, NY – John Olver of the Bay State's first district is back in the Congressional Corner to discuss something that will effect many of his constituents - the recently passed medicare plan. Alan, who lives in the first district, opens by asking John how he feels about representing him.

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11:53 am
Mon August 4, 2003

Congressional Corner with NY's John Sweeney 7/11/03

Albany, NY – New York's John Sweeney returns to the Congressional Corner today to continue the conversation about the role of the United States in Africa and the world. The conversation begins with the subject of Liberian President - Charles Taylor.

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11:41 am
Mon August 4, 2003

Congressional Corner with CT's Nancy Johnson 7/25/03

Albany, NY – Nancy Johnson returns to the Congressional Corner today to continue her conversation with Alan about prescription drugs and health care. She and Alan take a look at both medi-care and medi-caid. Alan asks about her powerful position on the Ways and Means Committee and if she enjoys being chair of it's Health Sub Committee.

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11:38 am
Mon August 4, 2003

Congressional Corner with CT's Nancy Johnson 7/28/03

Albany, NY – We begin the week in the Congressional Corner with Nancy Johnson's account of an outburst wich resulted in the police being called to the House last week - and she and Alan breifly discuss the role that women are playing in government. There was a "breakdown of order and decorum" during a committee meeting in the house last week and Alan asks Nancy - who attended that meeting - about what happened.

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11:36 am
Mon August 4, 2003

Congressional Corner with NY's Sherwood Boehlert 7/16/0

Albany, NY – Since his visit to Liberia, the President's statement that the Iraqi government tried to purchase nuclear weapons from African nations. Sherry Boehlert is back in the Congressional Corner to talk about this. He has spent seven years on the Intelligence Committee and so Alan asks Sherry if he feels the President "mis-spoke" or if he intentionally offered the American people false information.

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11:12 am
Mon August 4, 2003

Congressional Corner with NY's John Sweeney 7/14/03

Albany, NY – On Friday Alan and representative John Sweeney were discussing the role of the United States around the world. Today that discussion turns to Iraq and how long it will take to establish order and a new government. We hear about American casualties almost every day and so Alan opens todays discussion by asking about how dangerous it is in Iraq today.

The Roundtable
11:02 am
Mon August 4, 2003

Congressional Corner with NY's John Sweeney 7/10/03

Albany, NY – There has been some talk lately of Congressman John Sweeney angling for higher office and this has brought up a nickname that President Bush gave him some time ago. Dubbed "Congressman kickass" - John joins Alan in the Congressional Corner today to discuss American troops in Liberia.... but Alan opens by asking him about where this nickname came from.

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10:46 am
Mon August 4, 2003

Congressional Corner with CT's Nancy Johnson 7/24/03

Albany, NY – Prescription drugs tend to cost more in the US than in other countries. Connecticut Representative, Nancy Johnson joins Alan in the Congressional Corner today to talk about the cost of these drugs and what the pharmacutical companies are doing with the money. Some Americans have been traveling across borders to obtain their drugs for a lower cost and Alan opens by asking Nancy about this 're-importation.'

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