Capital Tonight episodes

Capital Tonight March 13: Keith Crisco

Keith Crisco

On Capital Tonight: We talk with 2nd District Democratic candidate about his campaign to unseat GOP Rep. Renee Ellmers, and, lawmakers Jason Saine and Darren Jackson dive into what the General Assembly should do about coal ash. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight March 10: Affordable Care Act effect on state

On Capital Tonight: We take a look at how the Affordable Care Act is affecting state government, hospitals, and individuals. Rep. Nelson Dollar talks the effect of the ACA on state budgeting, and Rose Hoban of NC Health News explains the new proposals on Medicaid. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight March 7: Life of Sen. Martin Nesbitt

On Capital Tonight: We look back at the life and career of Sen. Martin Nesbitt, who passed away on March 6, 2014. Chris Miller of WBT-AM in Charlotte and Capital Tonight producer Ben McNeely join the Bow Tie Caucus. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight March 6: Legislative education issues

On Capital Tonight: We talk teacher tenure and pay raises with Reps. Greig Meyer and Craig Horn. Capital Tonight Texas anchor Paul Brown talks about how the Tea Party did in the recent primary and how the Tea Party may fare in the midterm elections this year. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight March 5: US Senate debate announcement

On Capital Tonight: We announce we’re hosting a US Senate primary debate with the GOP candidates. Marketing consultant Billy Warden gives tips on what a candidate can do to prepare for the debate. Plus, we talk with the leaders of the Wake County School Board about their decision not to comply with a new teacher tenure law. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight March 4: Legal status of same-sex marriage ban challenges

On Capital Tonight: We take a look at the legal status of challenges to same-sex marriage bans with the ACLU of North Carolina’s Chris Brook and Campbell University law professor Gregory Wallace. Republican consultant Andy Yates joins Tim Boyum to talk strategy for the upcoming primary elections. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Feb. 28: Bow Tie Caucus

On Capital Tonight: We take a closer look at the minimum wage debate with business reporter Andrew Sorensen and DC bureau reporter Geoff Bennett. And the Bow Tie Caucus dissects the 2014 election field of candidates. Matt Bales and Will Cubbison join the discussion. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Feb. 27: Wilmington 10 documentary

On Capital Tonight: We talk with writer/producer Cash Michaels about his new documentary about the Wilmington 10 case. And our Young Voters James Kotecki and Penn Broyhill debate same-sex marriage bans and the US Senate race. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Feb. 26: Teacher pay

On Capital Tonight: Two legislators want to completely overhaul how the state pays teachers. We talk with Sen. Chad Barefoot and Rep. Rob Bryan about their plan. Becki Gray and Jenifer Daniels debate the merits of taking a break from social media. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Feb. 25: The future of state political parties

On Capital Tonight: State political parties were once powerful fundraising machines. Now, that role is uncertain in a political world post-Citizens United. We talk with former state Democratic Party chairman Scott Falmlen and former state GOP vice-chairman Wayne King. Plus, our Insiders Perry Woods and Chad Adams debate Sen. Kay Hagan’s non-response to question about health care reform. Watch the program here.