[LESS INFO] 82 VIEWS | ADDED 16:19:18 09/04/09
The North Koreans have been playing nice, as of late, trying to gain respect from the international community and strengthen the regime of Kim Jong-il. It almost makes you yearn for the days of brash nuclear ambition and daily missile tests. Today's PL Flashback will give you a glimpse of the North Korea we used to know (and maybe still do).
[LESS INFO] 4 VIEWS | ADDED 22:47:01 08/31/09
For your PL Flashback fix, today we'll revisit the Vice President who never really left. Dick's back in the headlines this week, again. So did torture really work, does it matter now, and when do we get to move on?
[LESS INFO] 3 VIEWS | ADDED 22:45:30 08/26/09
To mark the death of the Lion of the Senate, we'll revisit the cause that was Senator Ted Kennedy's signature issue during his final years in office. For Lunch today, we'll flashback to our primer on the health care reform question: what might change, who it will help, and what it will cost.
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 19:22:53 08/24/09
Back in the good ole' days of the 2008 campaign, everyone was happy because we didn't have to worry about complicated, confusing stories like health care reform and, well, health care reform. Instead, we got to cover ridiculous nonsense like Sarah Palin's wardrobe malfeasence and Obama's two-step with Ellen!
[LESS INFO] 5 VIEWS | ADDED 20:46:05 08/19/09
Back in the final days of the 2008 campaign, it looked like Barack Obama had it in the bag. But a big win for the Dems wasn't necessarily a sure thing. In this Political Lunch Summer Vacation Flashback episode, Will takes a look at the ways in which McCain could have pulled off an upset victory.
[LESS INFO] 12 VIEWS | ADDED 19:18:55 08/17/09
Today we're going back-in-time to revisit the early days of the Friday 10-in-3, back when Rob and Will actually managed to get it all done in less than three minutes. Usually. In this flashback episode, the PL team covers the presidential candidates' economic plans, the GOP brand resurgence, and the famous Bridge to Nowhere!
[LESS INFO] 3 VIEWS | ADDED 19:11:24 08/14/09
Today ends week two of the Political Lunch Flashback, with a trip back in time to last fall's Republican National Convention in Minnesota. Rob was there for all the action, including a look at what it's like to cover a convention, and of course the big debut of Sarah Palin!
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 20:24:15 08/12/09
The Political Lunch Flashback roadtrip rolls on! Today we're back in Denver, Colorado for day one of the Democratic Convention. This was Barack's big moment, but not before plenty of political wrangling, old-school conventioneering, and... roller coaster rides??
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 20:19:09 08/10/09
It's week two of the Political Lunch Summer Vacation Flashback, and we'll kick things off with a look back at the biggest presidential primary day in modern history: 30-plus candidates, record votes cast, lines at the polls, and more than a few surprising results.
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 19:23:51 08/07/09
It's Day Three of your Political Lunch Summer Vacation Flashback, and that means we're headed back up to New Hampshire for Primary Day. According to the oh-so unofficial Political Lunch exit poll, Rudy still had a shot, Richardson wasn't out yet, and the Ron Paul revolution was just beginning -- all on a day that ultimately belonged to Hillary Clinton and John McCain.
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 17:56:17 08/05/09
Welcome to Day Two of your Political Lunch Summer Vacation Flashback! Today we'll rewind to that freezing cold January day in Iowa, when Rob and Will went inside the 2008 Republican and Democratic Caucuses. Remember which candidates came out on top? You might be surprised...
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 20:02:58 08/03/09
Rob and Will are on summer vacation, so it's time to step into the Political Lunch time machine for a look back at the highlights (and lowlights) of the 2008 campaign. Today we'll go all the way back to June, 2007, to revisit the PL Team's coverage of the first Republican Primary debate in New Hampshire.
[LESS INFO] 14 VIEWS | ADDED 19:59:23 07/31/09
It's the final Lunch before Summer Vacation, and it looks like Congress will head home next week without anything resembling a healthcare reform plan. Also: Palin's post-gov debut (or not), a new plan for Afghanistan, bad news for Lou Dobbs, and much more! Stay tuned next week for highlights from the Political Lunch vault!
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 20:14:27 07/29/09
Today on The Lunch, Rob and Will examine the idea of an Iraqi Air Force: should the US give jets to the Iraqis? ALSO: could more US Troops be heading home from Iraq sooner than expected? (And yes, we have to talk about healthcare reform. It's good for you.)
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 20:02:52 07/27/09
Today on The Lunch, Rob and Will take a look at Palin's parting shots, Bernanke's media blitz, and Sotomayor's big day. ALSO: How will health care reform affect YOU?