Benjamin Netanyahu’s run as the longest-serving Israeli PM may be coming to an end as what is essentially an anti-Netanyahu coalition is working toward an agreement. Haaretz columnist Anshel Pfeffer joins Bianna Golodryga, standing in for Christiane Amanpour, to discuss. Then turning to the sporting world, support for tennis player Naomi Osaka is pouring after she decided to withdraw from the French Open citing her mental health. Former professional tennis player and sportscaster Pam Shriver and The Athletic journalist Kavitha Davidson weigh in. Our Walter Isaacson speaks to longtime republican and former Congressman Mickey Edwards about why he walked away from the GOP earlier this year, citing "it's less of a party and more of a cult". Any finally, series producer of "1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything" Danielle Peck reflects on why that year's albums were so revolutionary.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
On today’s Bulwark podcast, Former Congressman Mickey Edwards joins Charlie Sykes to talk about his Republican journey and the rise and fall of CPAC and the American Conservative Union.Special Guest: Mickey Edwards.
OHCA Denies Local Bid, Mickey Edwards Quits GOP, Lankford Apologizes & More
This Week in Oklahoma Politics
This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and Civil Rights Attorney Ryan Kiesel about the Oklahoma Health Care Authority denying the bid of a local company despite the organization coming in $30M less than the bid winner, prominent Oklahoma Republican Mickey Edwards announces he is quitting the Republican Party and Senator James Lankford apologizing to Black Tulsans for his involvement in questioning the election for President Biden.The trio also discusses the retirement announcement of Tom Colbert, the first Black State Supreme Court Justice and the appointment of Congressman Kevin Hern to the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.
#187 The Parties vs. the People with Mickey Edwards, former Congressman
GovLove - A Podcast About Local Government
Talking public service, partisanship and policy. Mickey Edwards is a vice president at the Aspen Institute where he leads a bipartisan fellowship program for elected officials. Mickey was a member of Congress for 16 years, serving on the House Budget and Appropriations Committees and as a chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee. Mickey discussed his path into public service, the importance of writing and how political parties negatively impact democracy.
The Parties Versus the People: A Book Talk with the Honorable Mickey Edwards
Brennan Center Live
In his new book The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, Mickey Edwards exposes the detrimental effects of partisanship on democracy in the United States. Reaching back to his own experience as an eight-term member of the United States House of Representatives, Edwards shows how the existing political system allows parties to control the ballot, resulting in an increasingly unrepresentative democracy. In the midst of the 2016 election, Mickey Edwards discussed solutions to fix this broken system that our Founders warned us against, and allow the people to reclaim political power.
Bill Moyers talks about the state and future of conservatism in light of Senator McCain's nomination with former Congressman Mickey Edwards (R-OK), author of RECLAIMING CONSERVATISM: HOW A GREAT AMERICAN POLITICAL MOVEMENT GOT LOST - AND HOW IT CAN FIND ITS WAY BACK, and Matt Welch, editor of REASON magazine and author of MCCAIN: THE MYTH OF A MAVERICK.
Christians United for Israel, plus Mickey Edwards and Matt Welch
Bill Moyers Journal (Audio) | PBS
John McCain has won the GOP nomination. Can he win the hearts and minds of the Christian right? Bill Moyers Journal reports on popular conservative evangelist John Hagee and his controversial endorsement of McCain. Hagee, leader of the politically powerful group Christians United for Israel (CUFI), has been criticized for controversial remarks about Catholics and about America's role in the Middle East. Then, Bill Moyers talks about the state and future of conservatism in light of Senator McCain's nomination with former Congressman Mickey Edwards (R-OK), author of REClAIMING CONSERVATISM: HOW A GREAT AMERICAN POlITICAl MOVEMENT GOT lOST - AND HOW IT CAN FIND ITS WAY BACK, and Matt Welch, editor of REASON magazine and author of MCCAIN: THE MYTH OF A MAVERICK.