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4:40 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Rand Paul: 'Big Government's Not A Friend To Those Who Are Trying To Get Ahead'

Following President Obama's State of the Union there was the customary response from the Republican Party, and for the second year there was another response from the Tea Party. Sen. Rand Paul delivered that response and joins Robert Siegel to talk about his differences with the Republican establishment.

Politics
4:40 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Senate Democrats Hope To Forestall Coming Sequester

Robert Siegel talks to Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington. She's chair of the Senate Budget Committee, and Senate Majority Conference Secretary, making her the fourth highest ranking Democrat in the Senate. They discuss her hopes to forestall the coming sequester.

Politics
4:40 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Senate Republicans Stall Hagel's Secretary Of Defense Nomination

Senate Republicans embarked on an unprecedented filibuster of President Obama's choice for Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, on Thursday.

Around the Nation
4:40 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

State Of The Union Boosts Youngstown's Story Of Economic Turnaround

In his State of Union address this week, President Obama pointed to a successful manufacturing innovation institute in Youngstown, Ohio, as a model for other programs.

Education
4:40 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Study: Pre-K Investment Pays Off With Higher Incomes, Reduced Crime

On Thursday, President Obama unveiled some of the details of his proposal for universal pre-K education. Robert Siegel talks with University of Chicago economist James Heckman, who's studied the benefits to society of early intervention.

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