AmericasDemocrats.org — April 3rd

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Mike Barnes

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President Obama’s high speed railway project came with billions of  federal stimulus dollars for various states.  But Florida won’t be one of the contenders, not after Republican Governor Rick Scott rejected the stimulus money.  Former Congressman  Mike Barnes explains the situtation.

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Hoh

[powerpress url=http://media.blubrry.com/addo/www.americasdemocrats.org/audio/ADdOShow09-Seg2-hoh.mp3]Director of the Afghanistan Study Group, Matthew Hoh, talks to us about why local governance can’t seem to catch on in Afghanistan, and what that means for the larger mission of the war there.  General David Petraeus testified before Congress about the progress being made in the war in Afghanistan.  Hoh, a former Marine captain who served in Afghanistan, says that assertion, and the lack of push-back from members of Congress, is infuriating.  What is the reality on the ground in Afghanistan?

Congressman Elijah Cummings


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Bill Press interviews Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland — will House Democrats and Republicans make a budget deal before the April 8th deadline?