Interview: Rep. Jeff Van Drew on Getting the Two Parties to Work Together The Center - “America is an experiment in democracy like none other. I do believe in American exceptionalism. They spoke about many things, but one of the things that they spoke about was the fact that we should never be overly reliant on political parties.” Erich J. Prince 9/11/2019
Georgia’s AG: Fighting Gangs and Human Trafficking The Right - “Like [how] the Southern District of New York became the hub for financial crimes, the Northern District of Georgia has become a hub for online financial crimes and cybersecurity because it all runs through our network.” Erich J. Prince 8/28/2019
Gov. Brian Kemp: His Approach for Georgia The Right - “And things like rural broadband, having quality health care, just a good quality of life, good ability to get a great education—whether it’s going into a technical field college or university setting. We had a lot of different options for folks, and we’re slowly moving the needle.” https://merionwest.com/wp-content/uploads/Kemp-Episode_Second-Version.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Erich J. Prince 8/23/2019
Rep. Seth Moulton: Mental Health in America The Left - “When he went to the VA to get help, they told him that their next mental health appointment was in 3 months—even though he was thinking of committing suicide that very night. That’s unacceptable.” John George and Erich J. Prince 8/9/2019
What Happens to Those Who Investigate Government Corruption The Center - “I knew the consequences of looking into public corruption. You’re not going to make many friends, and you’re certainly going to make many enemies.” Erich J. Prince 7/21/2019
On the Issues: Presidential Candidate Joe Sestak The Left - “That’s where I think it’s a real difference, that you actually have somebody running that can actually win a Republican district nearly 2 to 1 without spending a dime on a campaign.” John George 7/20/2019
Sen. David Perdue: Making Washington More Results-Oriented The Right - “We need to go back to what the Founding Fathers and Mothers had in mind: a citizen-legislator—somebody that comes here, tries to get results, and then goes home and lets the next person try.” Erich J. Prince 7/16/2019
One-on-One with Rep. Dwight Evans (Part II) The Left - “I don’t know who you think you’re talking to, because you don’t understand, I’m not your typical Democrat.” Erich J. Prince 7/5/2019
Interview: Rep. Madeleine Dean at Border Detention Facilities The Left - “They slid a note, children with a note under the door and said, ‘How can we help you?'” Erich J. Prince 7/3/2019
Then a Long Shot, Now a Contender: Our 2018 Interview with Andrew Yang The Left - “It is my conviction that we are going through the greatest technological and economic shift in human history, and our political class is completely asleep at the switch.” Henri Mattila 6/27/2019
One-on-One with Rep. Dwight Evans The Left - “I have no differences when people produce outcomes.” Erich J. Prince 6/20/2019
Wayne Messam, The Florida Mayor Running for President The Left - “And some talk is floating around right now about merit-based immigration. Individuals like my parents would have been at the bottom, the end of the line, and would perhaps never have had an opportunity, and yet they helped build the agriculture sector.” Erich J. Prince 6/13/2019
“Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left” The Left - “Doing that mental exercise of seeing if you could rephrase somebody else’s argument in your own words—that alone might be one of the single most useful things that you can do to reason better and to respond to people’s arguments better.” Logan Chipkin 6/12/2019
One-on-One with Howard Dean The Left - “So I’m going to answer your question, but I want to preface it by saying most people do not vote on policies. They think they do, but they don’t. Even smart, educated people who think they do even more so don’t.” Erich J. Prince 6/11/2019
Interview: Nicholas Christakis on His Latest Book The Center - “When I’m speaking of a good society, I’m not necessarily speaking of a good society in the 21st century. I’m speaking of a kind of good society that we have a blueprint to make, that is, in turn, written in our genes.” Erich J. Prince 6/10/2019
Interview with Senator Isakson: Putting Veterans First The Center - “One thing is for sure in Washington is, no matter how tight or tough times are, veterans are a class to themselves; they are an issue to themselves. Partisanship rarely ever creeps into the VA.” Erich J. Prince 6/4/2019
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