Eddie Robinson talks with New York Times Chief Washington correspondent David Sanger about the new challenges facing President Barack Obama's healthcare website, the long-running dispute between China and Japan, and how the U.S. plans to destroy Syria's chemical weapons at sea.
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The Washington Report has been a WQXR tradition for many years. Each week, The New York Times' David Sanger joins us with a preview of the top stories from Washington.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Disposing of Syria's Chemical Weapons; More Fallout from the Health Care Rollout and Remembering JFK.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger about the difficulty in finding a place to destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile; DC's local insurance commissioner was sacked after he made a negative remark about the ACA website and remembering JFK, 50 years after his assassination.
Monday, November 11, 2013
Monday, November 04, 2013
In this week's Washington Report, Kerry Nolan speaks with New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger about the rocky rollout of Obamacare and the possible reining-in of the National Security Agency's computer and phone sweeps. Also, former President Clinton's ex-fundraiser is ahead in the polls as the Democratic candidate for Senate in Virginia. What makes this race so unusual?
Monday, October 14, 2013
Monday, October 07, 2013
Monday, September 30, 2013
Iran's Overtures Toward the West on the Eve of The U.N. General Assembly Meeting; Syria's Weapons, and The Battle Over Obamacare.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Monday, September 16, 2013
Monday, September 09, 2013
Monday, September 02, 2013
Monday, August 26, 2013
Will the U.S. government allow more surveillance oversight? Drone use in Yemen; and has the sequester really hurt the economy?
Monday, August 12, 2013
Host Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times Chief Washington correspondent David Sangerabout President Obama's plan to provide greater oversight when it comes to government surveillance programs; we look at drone strikes in Yemen and what that means in the war on terror and Congress left for its' summer break without dealing with the budget. Has the sequester really hurt the economy?
Monday, August 05, 2013
Kerry Nolan speaks with New York Times' chief Washington correspondent David Sanger about the story behind the closure of 19 Embassies and missions in the Middle East and elsewhere in Africa; also, what happens to US/Russia relations now that Edward Snowden has been given temporary asylum in Russia; and Congress starts its' summer break without resolving key budget issues. What happens when they get back?
The fallout from Detroit's bankruptcy; John Kerry's Middle East diplomacy; and remembering Helen Thomas
Monday, July 22, 2013
Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times chief Washington correspondent David Sanger about whether Detroit's bankruptcy sets a dangerous precedent for municipal workers. He'll also take a look at Secretary of State John Kerry's attempts to restart Middle East peace talks and he remembers White House reporter Helen Thomas, who covered every president since JFK.
After the Verdict: the George Zimmerman trial fallout; What are "computer vulnerabilities" and why they're so expensive, and new elections in Egypt.
Monday, July 15, 2013
This week, Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times' Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger about the Obama administration's reaction to the Zimmerman trial, about so-called computer vulnerabilities and why they are so valuable to governments and about whether new elections in Egypt will be held sooner than later.
Monday, July 08, 2013
Monday, July 01, 2013
Monday, June 24, 2013
In this week's edition of The Washington Report, Kerry Nolan speaks with David Sanger about the ongoing saga of Edward Snowden, the man who has admitted leaking secrets about the NSA's electronic surveillance program. He also looks at the final day of the current Supreme Court term and the cases the judges are set to rule on.
Monday, June 17, 2013
In this week's Washington Report online, Kerry Nolan talks with David Sanger about whether the election of Iran's new President really means a moderation of the hard-line government; what happens now that the US is arming Syrian rebels and just how transparent the NSA is likely to get in the wake of the surveillance leaks.