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Now displaying: August, 2017
Aug 28, 2017

On this week’s edition of Talk Business & Politics:

Sen. Tom Cotton. What’s his take on Afghanistan, Confederate monuments, and perhaps most importantly, what might get done when Congress reconvenes?

Economics 101. Mervin Jebaraj, interim director of the Walton College Center for Business and economic research offers his latest glimpse of the Arkansas economy and Frank Broyles economic impact on Arkansas.

And, our top stories of the week. We’ll run through a mountain of big headlines as we go inside the numbers.

Aug 21, 2017

On this week’s TV edition of Talk Business & Politics:

The passing of a Razorback legend. Former University of Arkansas football coach and athletic director Frank Broyles dies at the age of 92. We’ll examine his life and legacy with Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette sports editor Chip Souza.

Cong. Steve Womack shares his thoughts on Broyles, plus the raging controversy over Charlottesville that has dominated the national debate this week. Womack also weighs in on the upcoming Congressional agenda.

Plus, our Talk Politics roundtable discussion on race. Frank D. Scott, Jr. and Tamika Edwards offer their sharp insights on this week’s events. And, we’ll explore if Confederate monuments should be taken down.

Aug 17, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
On this week’s TV edition of Talk Business & Politics:



Sen. Tom Cotton. In a wide-ranging interview on immigration, North Korea, healthcare and taxes, the senator defends his legislation and positions.

On the road with Rex Nelson. Where has the Democrat-Gazette columnist been traveling lately and what’s peaked his interest? We’ll talk politics and culture, and maybe even break into an old Glen Campbell song.

And we’ll go inside the numbers for a look at several other major stories of the last week. 

Aug 8, 2017
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Are we headed for bipartisanship in Washington, D.C.? Sen. John Boozman says both healthcare and tax reform should involve both sides of the aisle.

How does a Trump voter compare to an average voter in Arkansas? We’ll roll through one last piece of our recent Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College survey.

And for analysis on all of this, our Talk Politics roundtable includes contributors Jessica DeLoach Sabin and Robert Coon.

Aug 1, 2017
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Trade Talk
The Chinese connection: AEDC director Mike Preston discusses new trade opportunities for Arkansas beef and rice. Plus, how is Trump’s tough trade talk altering overseas efforts?

Survey Says
A roundup of our week-long polling. Dr. Jay Barth of Hendrix College offers his insight on the new numbers regarding President Trump and Arkansas’ Congressional delegation.

Econ 101
Economist Mervin Jebaraj with the University of Arkansas Walton College of Business Center for Business & Economic Research takes an in-depth look at the state’s economy and where we’re headed.

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