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Shows featuring David Corn

  • Mother Jones Reporter David Corn on Revealing the Secret Romney Video That’s Upended 2012 Campaign David_corn-romney_bain
    Mother Jones reporter David Corn joins us to discuss how he released the now notorious video of Mitt Romney telling a crowd of wealthy donors in Florida that he does not worry about the 47 percent of Americans who are "dependent" on government and see themselves as "victims." Romney’s comments have...
    September 20, 2012 | Story
  • Agents of Change or Hawks, Clintonites and Neocons? A Discussion about Barack Obama’s Advisers and Transition Team Obamateamweb
    As speculations abound over who President-elect Barack Obama will name to key cabinet positions, we look at some of the central figures advising Obama, many of whom are leading candidates for posts in the next administration. We speak with Jeremy Scahill, author of the new piece "This Is Change? 20 Hawks, Clintonites and Neocons to Watch for in Obama’s White House," and David...
    November 20, 2008 | Story
  • Trailing in Polls, McCain Campaign Intensifies Attacks on Obama Mccainadweb
    With Election Day less than two weeks away, the McCain campaign is stepping up its attacks on front-runner Barack Obama. Republicans have resorted to several lines of attack on Obama: painting him as a socialist, branding him "anti-American" and using automated robocalls in at least ten battleground states. We speak to David Corn of Mother Jones. [includes rush transcript]
    October 22, 2008 | Story
  • Foreclosure Phil: Journalist David Corn on How McCain Campaign Adviser Phil Gramm Helped Create the Subprime Mortgage Crisis Grammmccainweb
    In the latest issue of Mother Jones magazine, David Corn writes, "Who’s to blame for the biggest financial catastrophe of our time? There are plenty of culprits, but one candidate for lead perp is former Sen. Phil Gramm. Eight years ago, as part of a decades-long anti-regulatory crusade, Gramm pulled a sly legislative maneuver that greased the way to the multibillion-dollar subprime...
    July 09, 2008 | Story
  • Mike Huckabee Equates Environmentalism with Pornography Huckabeeweb
    David Corn of Mother Jones discusses Huckabee’s past writings and why the former Baptist minister’s sermons are being kept secret. In 1998, Huckabee wrote: “Abortion, environmentalism, AIDS, pornography, drug abuse, and homosexual activism have fragmented and polarized our communities.” [includes rush transcript]
    December 20, 2007 | Story
  • Mass Antiwar Protests in Japan, Fate of Iraq Hostages Remains Unclear Japanprotest
    U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney arrived in Japan to lend support to Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi for keeping troops in Iraq despite threats to execute three Japanese hostages. We go to Tokyo to speak with the international coordinator of Peace Boat, a Japan-based NGO focusing on peace education and advocacy. [Includes rush transcript]
    April 12, 2004 | Story
  • Iraqis in Sadr City "Confused and Terrified" Resist
    We speak with Irish peace activist Michael Birmingham who has spent the last few nights in Sadr City, Baghdad where up to 100 Iraqis have died in clashes with U.S. troops since Sunday. [includes rush transcript]
    April 08, 2004 | Story