Capital Tonight episodes

Capital Tonight Interview: Former Sen. Rick Santorum

Rick_SantorumPotential GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum talks with Tim Boyum about his past runs and his positions as he meets supporters in North Carolina. Watch the interview here.

Capital Tonight March 24: Women in NC Politics

Capital_Tonight_logoOn Capital Tonight: A new report from Meredith College looks at participation of women in North Carolina politics and how much influence they wield in Raleigh and statewide. We talk with Profs. David McLennan and Susan Roberts. Our Insiders Malcolm Graham and Wayne King dish on 2016 presidential politics. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight March 23: Energy Freedom Act

Capital_Tonight_logoA proposal in the state House aims to expand the renewable energy market by allowing residents and business to buy power from a third party – like a solar farm. But what does the power company think about this? We talk with Rep. John Szoka and Randy Wheeless from Duke Energy. Paul Woolverton of the Fayetteville Observer and Erik Spanberg of Charlotte Business Journal join the Reporter Roundtable. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight March 20: Bow Tie Caucus

Capital_Tonight_logoThe Bow Tie Caucus convenes! Scott Huffmon and Bob Orr discuss the implications if Americans were required to vote. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight March 19: Vaccination Bill

ct_show_319On Capital Tonight: A state Senate proposal would eliminate the religious exemption in North Carolina’s vaccine law. We talk with bill co-sponsors Sens. Jeff Tarte and Terry Van Duyn. We also meet Rep. Frank Iler in our Lawmakers segment. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Interview: Is Raleigh Boring?

tim_shirtCharlotte Observer columnist Mark Washburn defends his column saying Raleigh is boring to Raleigh-ite and communications expert Billy Warden in our Advocates segment. Watch the segment here.

Capital Tonight March 18: Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler

Troxlerstanding300On Capital Tonight: Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler tells us of his plan to boost the NC ag industry to $100 billion by 2020. Charlotte Observer columnist Mark Washburn defends his column saying Raleigh is boring to Raleigh-ite and communications expert Billy Warden in our Advocates segment. Watch the program here. 

Capital Tonight March 13: Sen. Richard Burr

Capital_Tonight_logoOn Capital Tonight: Sen. Richard Burr talks with Tim Boyum about the Loretta Lynch nomination, the Iran letter, and a new cybersecurity proposal making its way through Congress. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight March 12: A Look At Economic Incentives

Capital_Tonight_logoOn Capital Tonight: We look at economic incentives and how other state use them to lure in business. Amy Liu of the Brookings Institute joins us from our Washington DC bureau. Reps. Grier Martin and Carl Ford discuss redistricting in our Lawmakers segment. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight March 11: Lawmakers on Governor’s Budget

Capital_Tonight_logoOn Capital Tonight: We ask Rep. Rick Glazier and Sen. Bob Rucho about their thoughts on the governor’s proposed budget, and our Advocates Tyler Cralle and Sam Spencer look at the state Republican and Democratic parties and their leadership changes. Watch the program here.