Sally Mauk talks politics with former democratic senator Russ Feingold…

Wisconsin Democrat Russ Feingold served 18 years in the U.S. Senate before losing his seat in 2010 to a tea party Republican. Feingold is an unabashed progressive known for his opposition to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, but also for working across the aisle on issues like campaign finance reform. He’s written a book called ” While America Sleeps: A Wake-up Call for the Post 9/11 Era.” In this feature interview, Feingold talks with News Director Sally Mauk about his belief that Americans have slipped away from the notion that we should be more aware of what’s going on in the world…

Sally Mauk talks with NPR Editor Beth Donovan who’s covering the Republican National Convention…

NPR Deputy Washington Editor Beth Donovan has been in Tampa, Florida all week covering the Republican National Convention. In this feature interview, Donovan talks with News Director Sally Mauk about Paul Ryan’s rising star, the Republican effort to close the gender gap, and Mitt Romney’s likeability…

 

Sally Mauk talks with AARP’s John Hishta about the politics of Medicare…

AARP is pleased the future of Medicare is getting a lot of attention in the presidential race – but they’re not so pleased President Obama quoted the organization in a new campaign ad. In this feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with AARP’s senior vice president John Hishta about why – and about pushing the Medicare debate beyond soundbites…