Arizona U.S. Senator John McCain faces off against challenger U.S. Representative Ann Kirkpatrick in a live hour-long debate, likely the only debate between the two, hosted by Arizona PBS and the Arizona Republic.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton meet for a second debate, this time with a town hall format. We’ll get post-debate analysis with political consultants Steve Voeller of Summit Group Consulting and Catherine Alonzo of the consulting group Javelina.
We’ll discuss domestic issues that are possible topics in the presidential debate, including law and order with attorney James Goodnow from Fennemore Craig, education with David Garcia, an assistant professor at Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, and immigration with Evelyn Cruz, a professor at the ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.
The vice president of the United States is sometimes viewed being an accessory, but that person is one step away from running the country. Following the debate between Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine, we’ll discuss the role and history of the vice president with Brooks Simpson, an Arizona State University Foundation professor of history and a presidential historian, and constitutional expert Robert McWhirter.
Get a look at the presidential and vice presidential debates from experts in linguistics and body language. Arizona State University English professor Karen Adams, an expert in linguistics, and body language expert Renate Mouseseux, will give us their perspectives of the performance of the candidates in debates.
Never have we seen in modern history a presidential race with such a storm of hyperbole and never has it been easier to check whether any of it is true. Kendra Smith of Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute of Public Policy and Jessica Pucci of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication will talk about fact-checking in the era of the internet.
We’ll take a look at the results of the 2016 Arizona primary election and look forward to the general election with political consultants Stan Barnes, president of Copper State Consulting Group, and David Waid, a co-founder of Javelina, a campaign consulting group.
The FBI has confirmed that the election databases in Arizona and Illinois have been hacked. In Arizona, no voter information has been compromised, according to election officials. John Iannarelli, a retired FBI special agent and former head of FBI cyber investigations in Arizona, will discuss the hacks.
New21 is a program formed by the Carnegie Corporation and the John S. and James L. Knight foundation that is aimed at changing the way journalism is taught and to train a new group of journalists to help reshape the news industry. It’s headquartered at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, and has trained 500 top journalism students since 2006, with their work appearing in major national publications. Christina Leonard, an editor in News21, will tell us more about the project.
The Democratic National Convention ends Thursday with a speech from Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Trump. Hear analysis of the convention and the speech from political consultants John Loredo and Mario Diaz, as well as Debbie Lopez, who will be live via satellite from Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center.
The Republican National Convention ends Thursday with a speech from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. We’ll get analysis of the convention and the speech from political consultants Chuck Coughlin, president of HighGround Public Affairs Consultants, Stan Barnes, founder and president of Copper State Consulting Group, and live via satellite from Cleveland at the Quicken Loans Arena, Constantin Querard, founder of Grassroots Partners.
Hear from both sides as attorneys Tim LaSota and Tom Ryan debate the pros and cons of so-called “dark money,” money that is spent to influence elections without the requirement to disclose the source of the cash.
Hillary Clinton makes history by become the first woman to clinch the presidential nomination of a major political party in the U.S. Local pollster Mike O’Neil will talk about that and more as he updates us on the race for the White House.
Republican representative Michelle Ugenti-Rita, the chair of the House Elections Committee, will talk about a hearing where angry voters expressed their outrage at last week’s long voter lines in Maricopa County.
Hear about past voting trends and ways to encourage people to vote as we near the Arizona presidential preference election. Lattie Coor, chairman and CEO of the Center for the Future of Arizona, will talk about that and perceptions of voters.