Capital Tonight episodes

Capital Tonight Nov. 19: Religious Freedom and Same-Sex Marriage

On Capital Tonight: The debate over same-sex marriage has shifted to the religious freedom of magistrates. We ask legal experts Gregory Wallace and Chris Brook about the implications. Our Advocates Thomas Mills and Mitch Kokai debate the issues of the week. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Nov. 17: Entrepreneurs in North Carolina

On Capital Tonight: Forbes Magazine ranks North Carolina as the third best state in the country for business. We talk with entrepreneurs Carmin Black and Robbie Allen about why they chose North Carolina to start their businesses. Chris Miller and Rick Henderson join the reporter roundtable. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Nov. 14: Bow Tie Caucus

On Capital Tonight: The Bow Tie Caucus convenes! Jenifer Daniels and Becki Gray join Loretta Boniti to discuss the House Speaker’s race, the governor’s lawsuit, and more. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Nov. 13: Speaker of the House race

On Capital Tonight: Six legislators are vying to be the next Speaker of the House. Senior Political Reporter Loretta Boniti gives us the details, plus political consultants Larry Shaheen and Perry Woods analyze the race and how the next Speaker will influence the legislature in the next session. We meet two newly-elected lawmakers Tom McInnis and John Bradford. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Nov. 12: Veterans and mental health

On Capital Tonight: Service members coming home from war zones and conflict areas deal with depression and PTSD. We talk with Mike McMichael of Outside the Wire and Deby Dihoff of NAMI-NC about mental health services that are available to veterans. Our Advocates Brian Lewis and Donald Bryson look ahead to the new legislative session. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Nov. 11: VA Restructuring

On Capital Tonight: The Veterans Affairs department is going through major restructuring. But is it enough to win back the public’s trust? We talk with Paul Passaro of Concerned Veterans of America. Our Insiders Kerra Bolton and Tyler Cralle look ahead at the new legislative session. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Nov. 10: Betsy Bennett on NC Museum of Natural Sciences

On Capital Tonight: Dr. Betsy Bennett built the NC Museum of Natural Sciences into one of the state’s premier attractions and science institutes. We talk with her about her career as she is awarded the North Carolina Award for her service. Lynn Bonner of the News & Observer of Raleigh joins the reporter roundtable. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Nov. 7: Bow Tie Caucus

On Capital Tonight: The Bow Tie Caucus convenes for the final time for the 2014 midterm elections. Catawba College Prof. Michael Bitzer and Capital Tonight produce Ben McNeely review the midterms and the likelihood the US Supreme Court will take up same-sex marriage this term. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Nov. 5: Gov. Pat McCrory on midterm elections

On Capital Tonight: Gov. Pat McCrory reacts to the midterm election results. He says big Republican gains are justification for conservative policies enacted in North Carolina. Joe Stewart and Brad Crone join Tim Boyum for post-election analysis. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Oct. 31: Bow Tie Caucus

On Capital Tonight: The Bow Tie Caucus convenes to wrap up the last week of campaigning for the midterm elections. Profs. Scott Huffmon and Michael Bitzer take a look at the polls, the ads, and have a little Halloween fun as well. And, we talk with a Wake County third grader about her open letter to Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis about negative ads. Watch the program here.