Capital Tonight episodes

Capital Tonight Sept. 22: Pope Francis’ Visit

capital_tonight_francisOn Capital Tonight: We look at the political implications of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States. Our Insiders Morgan Jackson and Chris Sinclair look at Scott Walker’s departure from the Republican presidential race. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Sept. 21: The Onion Founding Editor Scott Dikkers

cap_tonight_22_jpgOn Capital Tonight: We talk with the The Onion’s founding editor Scott Dikkers about how satire plays a role in politics. The AP’s Gary Robertson and Colin Campbell of the News & Observer of Raleigh join the Reporter Roundtable to look at what’s left for the General Assembly. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Sept. 14: Rep. Jason Saine on Budget Deal

capt_tonight_jpgOn Capital Tonight: Lawmakers finally unveil a new state budget plan. We get the details from reporters Loretta Boniti and Amy Elliott. House Finance Committee Chairman Jason Saine explains the proposed tax changes in the budget. Colin Campbell of the Raleigh News & Observer and Jeff Tiberii of WUNC-FM dig into the budget at our Reporter Roundtable. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Sept. 11: Bow Tie Caucus

Cap_Tonight_091115_FullOn Capital Tonight: The Bow Tie Caucus convenes to wrap up the week in politics. Sen. Joel Ford and Larry Shaheen join Tim Boyum. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Sept. 9: Jeb Bush in North Carolina

cap_tonight_99_jpgOn Capital Tonight: We talk with prominent North Carolina Republicans who are supporting former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for president, as he visits North Carolina to announce his economic plan. Our Advocates Mitch Kokai and Kevin Rogers dig into Bush plan and state budget negotiations. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Sept. 8: Oral Chemotherapy Bill

ct_0908_jpgOn Capital Tonight: We look at a bill that would mandate insurance companies to pay for oral chemotherapy treatment in the same manner as they pay for IV chemo treatments. We talk with Eric Dunlap, a cancer patient who is advocating for the change. Our Insiders Wayne King and Brian Lewis take on the hot politics topics of the week. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Sept. 3: Legislative Leaders on Budget

vlcsnap-2015-09-04-14h53m52s93On Capital Tonight: We sit down with Senate President Pro-Tem Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore about budget negotiations and what’s left for lawmakers to decide on before they leave Raleigh. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Sept. 2: Public School Grades

CapTonight902On Capital Tonight: We break down the latest public school grades with education experts Matt Ellinwood and Terry Stoops. Our Advocates Kerra Bolton and Chad Adams take on moving all the state’s primaries to March and a prayer meeting ad that featured Gov. Pat McCrory. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Sept. 1: DNC Member Pat Cotham

captonight831On Capital Tonight: Democrats met their presidential candidates up close and personal over the weekend. We talk with DNC member Pat Cotham about her thoughts on the Democratic field and if Vice President Joe Biden jumps into the race. Our Insiders John Hood and Chris Fitzsimon take on barbecue-scented lottery tickets and more. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Aug. 31: Business and the Fabric of NC Life

vlcsnap-2015-09-01-13h19m37s71On Capital Tonight: As Belk Incorporated plans to be sold to an out-of-state equity firm, how does the changing business landscape affect the fabric of North Carolina life? We talk with Rob Christensen of the News & Observer of Raleigh and Dr. Gary Freeze of Catawba College. Ben Brown of NC Insider and Gary Robertson of the AP join our Reporter Roundtable. Watch the program here.