Archives: jonathan alter

Government Shutdown: How we got here and what’s next?

The government is shut down, at least partially. House Republicans insist the new spending bill contain anti-Obamacare measures, and Democrats are insistent that it not. This hour we’ll examine this deja vu moment, and discuss what happens to employees, services, and the economy when Washington turns off the lights.

Obama and His Enemies: An Hour with Jonathan Alter

From the midterm elections of 2010 to the inauguration of 2013, the nation has seen big milestones–the death of Osama bin Laden, the passage of the Affordable Care Act–as well as major leaks and scandals. This hour, veteran journalist Jonathan Alter will reveal the details behind the last few years of President Obama’s successes and failures.