Having served one term in the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Dina Titus joins us to talk about her run in a much safer seat. We talk about her decision to change to CD1 and create a Democratic primary, the budget problems in Washington, the future of welfare programs and what Titus hopes to accomplish in a second term in Washington.
The so-called special masters appointed by the Nevada District Court in Carson City have released their proposed map for the state's congressional districts in 2012. The map is simple - it creates three seats based in Clark County and a fourth in the northern part of the state.
The last few months in Congress have witnessed some of the toughest partisan warfare in recent memory. The debt ceiling, the final, last-minute compromise on budget cutting and the future of Medicare and even Social Security are all being tested for use in the 2012 election. Freshman Congressman Joe Heck joins us to discuss the big issues and give us his take on what's going to happen with the super-committee that has to find big budget cuts 12 months before an election.
Congresswoman Dina Titus is serving out the lame-duck weeks of her Congressional term but she will not be leaving Washington altogether. She has just been appointed to a six-year term on the U.S. Civil Rights Commission. The retiring U.S. Representative discusses the past two years, the final work of the Congress and her future in Washington.
Congresswoman Dina Titus voted for the first health care reform bill in the House, but she's not so happy with the Senate version that has to be passed to make the reform a reality. We talk to her about her vote and what she thinks the strengths and weaknesses of this new health reform law are.