Category: Government, Politics
Will President Obama move to the center after the election? Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame with his predictions for the election, plus whether President Obama has the ability to govern more from the center that from the left.
Did Hillary Clinton make a mistake by becoming Secretary of State? Bill Brandt joins Jim Blasingame predicts a "landslide" election against Democrats, plus the several reasons why Hillary Clinton will not challenge President Obama in 2012.
How your representatives vote on small business issues? Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the possibility of Bush tax cut extensions, plus how to use the SBE Council’s Small Business Scorecard to become more informed on how your representatives vote.
What changes can a new Congress make? Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how the new Congress can affect bills that have already been passed, even if only the House majority changes.
Are you engaged in the political process? Karen Kerrigan joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why voters - especially small business owners - seem to be more engaged in the political process than in the past, plus the large number of small business owners who are running for Congress.
Small businesses have much at stake when it comes to the policies politicians enact that can hurt us. Jim Blasingame says our right to vote should be seen as our ability to “hire” representatives to serve us rather than supporting a self-serving political class.
Women finally have full access to all government contracts. Nell Merlino joins Jim Blasingame to report on the new SBA expanded rules for government contracting certification which finally includes women and the new opportunities that are now available.
Is a weak U.S. dollar good for the economy right now? Kiplinger’s Jim Ostroff joins Jim Blasingame to report on how the value of the dollar benefits U.S. exports, which may be the best thing for economic recovery.
Will the mid-term election result in gridlock? Kiplinger's Jim Ostroff joins Jim Blasingame to report on the potential for legislative gridlock if the GOP takes control of at least one of the houses of Congress. Plus something Jim calls an "Enviropol."
Kiplinger’s Jim Ostroff joins Jim Blasingame to report on U.S. mid-term election polling, which indicate Republicans may take over the House, plus implications for the lame-duck session.
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