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Jun 15, 2016, 16:41 ET Is the Current Presidential Race a Sign of the American Voters Feeling Shut Out? Susan Eisenhower Weighs In

 Susan Eisenhower, who endorsed Barack Obama in the last two presidential races, said she is not going to publicly support any candidate prior...


Jun 09, 2016, 16:30 ET Focus Washington: 2016 Elections Likely to Determine the Future of the Democratic and Republican Parties

With two flawed presidential candidates in the lead--one extremely experienced, and the other a brash businessman new to politics--voters have few...


May 31, 2016, 10:54 ET The Budget Guy: Congressional Budget Inertia is Paralyzing Government

 The following is being released by Focus Washington: In testimony that was harsh and critical, federal budget expert Stan Collender told the...


May 19, 2016, 16:12 ET Obama, Trump, and Clinton: The Disappointment, The Antagonist, and the Unknown

 Chuck Conconi hosted Pierre Ghanem, an Arab journalist covering Washington political affairs, on this week's episode of Focus Washington....


May 17, 2016, 16:19 ET 2016 Elections: The Year of the Outsider

Chuck Conconi welcomed Bob Cusack on this week's episode of Focus Washington. Cusack, Editor-in-Chief of Washington-based publication The Hill,...


May 09, 2016, 18:02 ET The Fiscal Equivalent of Chutzpah

Stan Collender, nationally recognized expert on the federal budget, author of Forbes blog "Capital Gains and Games", and Executive Vice President...


Apr 28, 2016, 16:40 ET United Palestinian Appeal: Cultivating and Delivering Hope

 Providing aid and bolstering development in a region that has been a perennial conflict zone since 1948 is both demanding and rewarding....


Mar 17, 2016, 11:41 ET Neither Barry Goldwater or Ronald Reagan Could Get Elected By GOP Now

 Emphatically stating that well respected Republican leaders of the past like Senator Barry Goldwater and President Ronald Reagan could not get...


Mar 11, 2016, 15:19 ET Author Harry Jaffe on "Why Bernie Sanders Matters"

 Bernie Sanders' appeal to young, often first time voters, is not a mystery  to Harry Jaffe, whose recent book "Why Bernie Sanders...