Capital Tonight episodes

Capital Tonight Aug. 15: Bow Tie Caucus

On Capital Tonight: The Bow Tie Caucus convenes! James Kotecki and Jenifer Daniels talk with Tim Boyum about the future of political campaigning Rob Boisvert and Carolina Business Review host Chris William talk about rising poverty in four North Carolina cities. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Aug. 14: Latino community and law enforcement

On Capital Tonight: The civil rights trial of the Alamance County sheriff is putting law enforcement and its relationship with the Latino community in the spotlight. Angeline Echerverria of El Pueblo and Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison discuss the issues. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Aug. 13: Economics of fracking in NC

On Capital Tonight: As public hearings on fracking rules are set to begin, we take a look at the potential economic impact of fracking in North Carolina. NC State economist Michael joins Tim Boyum. And our Advocates Larry Shaheen and Dan McCorkle hold a lively debate, as usual. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Aug. 12: Prof. Tom Eamon

On Capital Tonight: Capital Tonight Aug. 12: Prof. Tom Eamon speaks on North Carolina’s rise as a quietly progressive state in his new book “The Making of a Southern Democracy.” Our Insiders Chad Adams and Morgan Jackson talk strategy in the U.S. Senate race. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Aug. 11: New polling techniques

On Capital Tonight: A new Internet-only political poll has created controversy in the pollster world. We talk with Ton Jensen of Public Policy Polling and Michael Cobb of NC State about the changing techniques of polling. And Gary Robertson of the AP and Lynn Bonner of the Raleigh News & Observer join the reporter roundtable. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Aug. 5: Teacher Pay Raise Details

On Capital Tonight: Teachers are getting a pay raise once the governor signs the budget. But the devil’s always in the details. We talk with the NCAE and Rep. Craig Horn about how much teachers should expect to see in their paychecks. And our Insiders Tyler Cralle and Perry Woods hash out the latest polling in the U.S. Senate race. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Aug. 4: Rep. Robert Pittenger

Rep. Robert Pittenger

On Capital Tonight: Rep. Robert Pittenger joins Tim Boyum to discuss immigration reform and the tone of business in Congress. Rob Christensen and Rick Henderson join the reporter roundtable. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight July 30: US Senate Campaign Ads

On Capital Tonight: We take a look at the summer’s campaign ads in the U.S. Senate race with Frank Eaton and Billy Warden. Our Advocates Andrew Barnhill and Wayne King look at teacher raises in the budget compromise. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight July 28: AG Roy Cooper on 4th Circuit same-sex marriage decision

On Capital Tonight: The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturns Virginia same-sex marriage ban. NC Attorney General Roy Cooper says he will no longer defend North Carolina’s ban in federal court. We hear his reasons why. Barry Smith and Sarah Ovaska break down budget negotiations at our Reporter Roundtable. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight July 21: County Tax Debate

On Capital Tonight: Find out more on the senators’ debate on how much counties can tax and where it’s spent. Also, Gov. McCrory continues to push his Medicaid plan in Greensboro, and state school Superintendent June Atkinson joins us for her take on the teacher pay debate and Common Core. Watch the program here.