Capital Tonight episodes

Capital Tonight Oct. 10: Elizabeth Dole, Same-Sex Marriage, Voting Rights

On Capital Tonight: Geoff Bennett sits down with former U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole, three NC candidates for the U.S. Senate go head-to-head in a debate, and gay couples across the state await a final ruling on same-sex marriage. Watch the program here.

Full Interview: Elizabeth Dole

Watch the full interview as Geoff Bennett sits down with former U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole.

Capital Tonight Oct. 10: Elizabeth Dole, Same-Sex Marriage, Voting Rights

On Capital Tonight: Geoff Bennett sits down with former U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole, three NC candidates for the U.S. Senate go head-to-head in a debate, and gay couples across the state await a final ruling on same-sex marriage.

 

Watch the full episode here.

Capital Tonight Oct. 8: US Senate debate analysis

On Capital Tonight: We get analysis on the second US Senate debate from campaign surrogates Ben Ray and Michael Steel, and political scientists Martha Kropf and Jason Husser. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Oct. 7: US Supreme Court term preview

On Capital Tonight: We preview the US Supreme Court’s new term and talk about the implications of the recent developments of the same-sex marriage case with Campbell Law’s Gregory Campbell and UNC Law’s Bill Marshall. Larry Shaheen and Dan McCorkle make election-night predictions in our Insiders segment. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Oct. 6: US Senate debate preview

On Capital Tonight: The US Supreme Court declines to take up same-sex marriage cases. That could affect North Carolina’s same-sex marriage ban. Joe Stewart of the NC Free Enterprise Foundation previews the second US Senate debate. Rose Hoban of NC Health News and Jeff Tiberii of WUNC join the reporter roundtable. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Oct. 3: Bow Tie Caucus

On Capital Tonight: The Bow Tie Caucus convenes to look at early absentee ballots already cast in the midterm elections, and more. Michael Bitzer and Montica Talmadge join the discussion with Loretta Boniti. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Oct. 2: State Budget Director Lee Roberts

On Capital Tonight: We talk with the newest member of the McCrory Administration. State Budget Director talks about his banking work and bringing his talents to the crafting the governor’s two-year spending plan. Lawmakers Jeff Tarte and Floyd McKissick talk about restructuring the state Medicaid system. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Extended Interview: EC Hanes, Author of “Billy Bowater”

Federal funding for the arts is a mainstay in our cultural landscape. But it’s a subject that has not been without controversy. Senator Jesse Helms went on a crusade about arts funding in the late 1980s. EC Hanes went toe-to-toe with the notorious “Senator No” on the issue. His new novel “Billy Bowater” is based on his experiences defending arts funding in a difficult political climate. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Oct. 1: Sabato’s Crystal Ball on US Senate race

On Capital Tonight: With fewer than five weeks away from the midterm election, the US Senate candidates are making their cases to the voters. We talk with Kyle Kondik of Sabato’s Crystal Ball about where North Carolina stands among other national spotlight races. Our Advocates Becki Gray and Rob Schofield take on the 4th Circuit decision on the voting law. Watch the program here.