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Juan Williams - Rebecca Costa

April 28th, 2016

Juan Williams is an award-winning journalist that currently writes for The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. A former senior news analyst for National Public Radio, Williams is also a political analyst and lead commentator for the Fox News Channel. Williams has authored several books, including Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954 to 1965, Enough, and Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary. Williams has received an Emmy Award and critical praise for his television documentary work and he has won several awards for investigative journalism and his opinion columns.


Michael Hayden - Rebecca Costa

April 21st, 2016

Michael Hayden is a retired United States Air Force four-star general, former Director of the National Security Agency, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). As Director of the CIA, General Hayden was responsible for overseeing the collection of information concerning the plans, intentions and capabilities of America’s adversaries; producing timely analysis for decision makers, and conducting covert operations to thwart terrorists and other enemies of the U.S.


Jan Brewer - Rebecca Costa

April 14th, 2016

Janice "Jan" Brewer was the 22nd Governor of the state of Arizona. Brewer began her political career in 1982, when she was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives. Subsequently, she then joined the Arizona State Senate for ten years. In 1996, Brewer was elected the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, serving as Chair in 1998 and 2001. She was elected Arizona Secretary of State in 2002, where she served until being elevated to the governorship in 2009.


Congress Should Not Be a Part-Time Job

April 14th, 2016

Washington is broken. Is Congress to blame? 


Buzz Aldrin - Rebecca Costa

April 7th, 2016

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin was one of the first people to walk on the moon. He and flight commander Neil Armstrong made the Apollo 11 moonwalk in 1969. Aldrin has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and is the founder of ShareSpace Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to advancing space education, exploration and affordable space flight experiences. Aldrin has three U.S. patents for his schematics of a modular space station, Starbooster reusable rockets, and multi-crew modules.


Tom Daschle - Rebecca Costa

March 31st, 2016

Thomas "Tom" Daschle is the former U.S. Senator from South Dakota who served as both the Minority and Majority Leader for the Democratic Party.  Daschle is one of the longest serving Senate Democratic leaders in history, and the only to serve twice as both Majority and Minority Leader. After leaving the Senate in 2005, Daschle joined Alston & Bird LLP as a special policy advisor. He is currently working for The Daschle Group, a Public Policy Advisory of Baker Donelson, a large law firm and lobbying group, as well as the Chair of the Center for American Progress Board of Directors. Daschle recently partnered with Republican Trent Lott to release their new book, Crisis Point: Why We Must - and How We Can - Overcome Our Broken Politics in Washington and Across America.


Philippe Kahn - Rebecca Costa

March 24th, 2016

Philippe Kahn is a entrepreneur, technology innovator, and founder of four technology companies: Fullpower Technologies, LightSurf Technologies, Starfish Software and Borland. Kahn is credited with creating the first complete camera phone solution, sharing pictures instantly on public networks, and is considered a pioneer for wearable technology, and intellectual property. He is also the inventor of 100 technology patents covering wearable & IoT, eyewear, smartphone, mobile, imaging, wireless, synchronization and medical technologies. Currently the CEO of Fullpower, Kahn leads the creative team behind the MotionX 24/7 wearable technology platform, an innovation at the core of solutions by Nike and Jawbone among others.


Fred Barnes - Rebecca Costa

March 17th, 2016

Frederic "Fred" Barnes is an American political commentator. He is the Executive Editor and Cofounder of The Weekly Standard, and regularly appears on the Fox News Channel program Special Report with Bret Baier. From 1985 to 1995, he was Senior Editor and White House correspondent for the New Republic. Barnes was previously the co-host of the Fox News Channel program, The Beltway Boys with Mort Kondracke, and has regularly appeared on Nightline, Meet the Press, and Face the Nation. Barnes has written for Reader’s Digest, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and numerous other publications.


Mark Pryor - Rebecca Costa

March 10th, 2016

Mark Pryor is a former Senator and Attorney General from Arkansas. Pryor was recognized for providing a high level of constituent service, and helped to secure millions of dollars in highway funds for the state. He also guided the SACRIFICE Act to passage, providing families of those injured in combat more timely and reliable medical care. Pryor has served on a number of committees, including the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Commerce, Science, Transportation, the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, as well as many others.


Dana Milbank - Rebecca Costa

March 3rd, 2016

Dana Milbank is an award-winning political columnist for The Washington Post. Before joining the Post as a political writer, he covered the 2000 US Presidential election, 2004 US Presidential election, as well as the Clinton White House for The New Republic, and Congress for The Wall Street Journal. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, New York Magazine, and other publications. Milbank writes the "Washington Sketch" for The Washington Post, an observational column about political theater in the White House and Congress. He is an author of bestselling books Tears of a Clown, Homo Politicus, and Smashmouth.