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Senator Rob Portman

Making Congress And America Work Again

interview with Robert Portman via Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Senator Rob Portman on passing legislation to get the economy going and the United States back on track.

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Making Congress and America Work Again

interview with Robert Portman via Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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Senator Rob Portman on passing legislation to get the economy going and the United States back on track.

Governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner

The Budget Crisis In The Land Of Lincoln

interview with Bruce Raunervia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, June 26, 2017

With the end of the fiscal year deadline (June 30) looming ever closer Governor Rauner and House majority Democrats will have to come to an agreement to get the budget passed and prevent Illinois’s bond rating from being downgraded to junk, causing Illinois to lose investment-grade status.

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The Budget Crisis in the Land of Lincoln

interview with Bruce Raunervia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, June 26, 2017

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With the end of the fiscal year deadline (June 30) looming ever closer Governor Rauner and House majority Democrats will have to come to an agreement to get the budget passed and prevent Illinois’s bond rating from being downgraded to junk, causing Illinois to lose investment-grade status.

Senator Ben Sasse

The Vanishing American Adult

interview with Ben Sassevia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A conversation with Senator Ben Sasse.

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The Vanishing American Adult

interview with Ben Sassevia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, June 12, 2017

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A conversation with Senator Ben Sasse.

Sowing the Seeds of Growth

interview with John Michael “Mick” Mulvaneyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, May 25, 2017

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Understanding the Federal Budget and Moving toward Economic Prosperity.

John Michael Mulvaney

Sowing The Seeds Of Growth

interview with John Michael “Mick” Mulvaneyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Understanding the Federal Budget and Moving toward Economic Prosperity.

Uncommon Knowledge

Drug Decriminalization

interview with Edwin Meese III, Joseph D. McNamaravia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, May 18, 2017

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Special Rerelease of the First Episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Twenty-One Years Later

US attorney general Edwin Meese III and former San Jose police chief Joseph McNamara

Drug Decriminalization

interview with Edwin Meese III, Joseph D. McNamaravia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Special Rerelease of the First Episode of Uncommon Knowledge, Twenty-One Years Later.

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For more than two decades the Hoover Institution has been producing Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, a series hosted by Hoover fellow Peter Robinson as an outlet for political leaders, scholars, journalists, and today’s big thinkers to share their views with the world. Guests have included a host of famous figures, including Paul Ryan, Henry Kissinger, Antonin Scalia, Rupert Murdoch, Newt Gingrich, and Christopher Hitchens, along with Hoover fellows such as Condoleezza Rice and George Shultz.

“Uncommon Knowledge takes fascinating, accomplished guests, then sits them down with me to talk about the issues of the day,” says Robinson, an author and former speechwriter for President Reagan. “Unhurried, civil, thoughtful, and informed conversation– that’s what we produce. And there isn’t all that much of it around these days.”

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