Archive for April 2015

Weapons of the future

April 7, 2015 - 02:03 PM
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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is well-known for their robots that walk on four legs. More recently, DARPA has made waves with it's emerging military technology that could change the future of war.

Patrick Tucker, technology editor for Defense One, discussed this new technology with Capital Insider.

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Fixing Medicare costs

April 2, 2015 - 06:47 PM
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Congress has finally decided on a permanent fix for the "sustainable growth rate formula," a major issue facing Medicare re-imbursement. The new bill is expected to save the Government money while returning stability to Medicare physician payments.

Ryan Alexander, president of the Non-Partisan TaxPayers for Common Sense, discussed the recently passed measure with Capital Insider.

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Iran's nuclear agreement

April 2, 2015 - 06:45 PM
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A nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers remains unresolved so officials have extended the deadline until Wednesday. Will more time help the involved parties reach a conclusion?

Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor, executive vice president of The Burke-Macgregor Group, discussed the nuclear agreement with Capital Insider.

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Reid's departure

April 2, 2015 - 06:44 PM
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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced on Friday that he won't be seeking re-election in 2016. Will his successor, Sen. Chuck Schumer, be able to follow in his footsteps?

Brian Fung, technology reporter for the Washington Post, discussed the implications of Reid's retirement with Capital Insider.

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The 2016 race to the White House

April 2, 2015 - 06:39 PM
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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said on Monday he will be making a major announcement in Miami on April 13th.
Political analysts predict he will announce his presidential bid, but that would rule out his option of running for his Senate seat.

Francis Rose, host of "In-Depth with Francis Rose" on Federal News Radio, discussed Rubio's big plans with Capital Insider.

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