Archive for category Watch the Show October 2014

That was the week that was

October 6, 2014 - 01:41 PM
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Republican Strategist Jack Burkman and Democratic Strategist Richard Fowler break down the week in politics.

In this installment, they discuss the shake up at the Secret Service, Obama's fumble on ISIS, and Hillary Clinton's new title.

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The IRS and fraud

October 6, 2014 - 01:40 PM
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In 2013, the IRS estimates it paid more than $5 billion in identity theft refunds. The agency also said it prevented another $24 billion from being spent.

James White, director of tax issues with the GAO, discussed the problem of identity theft fraud and how to prevent it with Capital Insider.

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Shake up at the Secret Service

October 6, 2014 - 01:39 PM
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The first female head of the Secret Service has resigned amid scathing criticism for mulitple security lapses. Now, many are questioning the culture within the agency.

J.D. Gordon, executive director of Protect America Today, discussed the shake up at the Secret Service and the on-going airstrikes against ISIS with Capital Insider.

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The power of the dollar

October 2, 2014 - 07:26 PM
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New reports indicate the currency is at its strongest level since 2008. Meanwhile, the stock market enters October on a negative note, after a rough September.

Danielle Douglas, financial reporter with The Washington Post, discussed the state of the economy with Capital Insider.

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Secret Service Director Pierson resigns

October 2, 2014 - 07:23 PM
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After intense questioning on Capitol Hill, Julia Pierson has stepped down as head of the Secret Service. Now, more questions arise about the safety of President Obama.

Cristina Marcos, reporter for The Hill, discussed the sudden resignation with Capital Insider.

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The F-35 and Congress

October 1, 2014 - 06:41 PM
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Earlier this month, the Pentagon sent a request to Congress that would speed up the purchase of eight fighter jets. A few days later, the proposal was rejected.

Ryan Alexander, president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, discussed the F-35 and the upcoming midterm elections with Capital Insider.

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The President's safety

October 1, 2014 - 06:39 PM
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On Tuesday, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson was grilled on Capitol Hill. Now, more questions surround the compentency of the Secret Service.

Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor, executive vice president of The Burke-Macgregor Group, discussed the agency and the on-going fight with ISIS on Capital Insider.

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