Rep. Steve Israel tells Candy Crowley what it will take to create jobs and get more Democrats elected to the House.
As Congress heads out of town for recess, they left a lot on their plates. DCCC Chair Rep. Steve Israel and our power panel with Artur Davis, Anita Dunn, Alex Castellanos and Donna Brazile weigh in.
CNN Sources say al Qaeda is in the final planning stages of an unspecified plot, prompting the United States to close almost two dozen embassies in the Middle East and North Africa. Senator Lindsey Graham joins us to discuss these new threats, as well as his impending trip to Egypt at the request of President Obama.
Unemployment dropped slightly this month, but the numbers show an economy still struggling to find good, high paying jobs for many Americans. We’ll ask the man in charge of getting more Democrats elected to the House if he sees a winning strategy running on Jobs, Middle Class, and Growth in 2014. Congressman Steve Israel joins us exclusively.
Plus, in their final act before August break, Congress held its fortieth vote to repeal or gut ObamaCare. Our Political Panel of Anita Dunn, Artur Davis, Donna Brazile, and Alex Castellanos tell us if they think Republicans are overplaying their hand or if Obama’s signature piece of legislation will go down as his signature failure.
And Candy heads down to the Bayou for a chat with the woman who’s poised to become the first full-time female ref in the NFL. Breaking the NFL’s “Grass Ceiling” with Sarah Thomas. See a preview of our interview here.
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Rep. Steve Israel (D) New York, & Rep. Greg Walden (R) Oregon Chairs of DCCC and NRCC sit down for their first joint interview.
An Exclusive interview with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on his meeting with the President and whether Congress and the White House can come to an agreement to minimize the impact of the forced spending cuts.
White House Economic Director Gene Sperling joins us to discuss his dust-up with Bob Woodward, and on minimizing the political and economic fallout from Washington’s latest so-called “manufactured crisis.”
Speaking of lurching from crisis to crisis, much of what is happening in Washington right now has its roots in what some would call the perpetual campaign – members more interested in politicking than legislating. We’ll talk to the two guys responsible for electing Democrats and Republicans to Congress: Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) and Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR)
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