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Richard Carmona Interview — Podcast October 22, 2012

The Meaning of Public Service: Dr. Richard Carmona Discusses His Candidacy for the U.S. Senate in Arizona. Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson interview Dr. Richard Carmona, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from Arizona. Dr. Carmona is a decorated … Continue reading

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Focus On Education.

This week, Democratic Perspective hosted a legislator who makes decisions on education and a school board member who has to live with those decisions. The legislator is Representative Tom Chabin who is running for election to the Arizona Senate. He … Continue reading

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A Conversation With The LD6 Jobs Team.

Many politicians promise to create jobs and improve education if elected. But LD6 candidates Angela LeFevre and Doug Ballard actually have the experience and expertise to actually deliver on their promises. Democratic Perspective recently had the opportunity to interview both … Continue reading

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Angela LeFevre and Doug Ballard Interview — Podcast October 8, 2012

Angela LeFevre and Doug Ballard: The Jobs Team. What would it be like if we elected people to our Arizona State Legislature who were deeply concerned about our health, welfare, and economic future, and had sensible plans to do something about … Continue reading

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Gary LaMaster Interview — Podcast April 30, 2012

Myths, Delusions and Lies: How Tea Party Ideologues Are Poisoning Our Politics.  Gary LaMaster, member of the Verde Valley Independent Democrats’ editorial board, former journalist and one-time owner of a successful advertising agency in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, gives Democratic Perspective listeners … Continue reading

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Democratic Perspective’s First Anniversary — Podcast April 9, 2012

The Republican Wrecking Crew:  Not surprisingly, people who don’t believe in government aren’t very good at governing. On Democratic Perspective’s first anniversary show, co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson are joined by VVID members Gary LaMaster, Dick Searle, Bill Timberman and Chuck … Continue reading

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James Ledbetter Interview, Part 2 — Podcast January 16, 2012

Independents, Education and Healthcare: In the second part of Democratic Perspective’s interview with James Ledbetter, we focus on the role of independent voters in Arizona, education funding, and his experience on the Governor’s Health Care Task Force.

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Independents, Education And Healthcare.

This week, Democratic Perspective continued our conversation with James Ledbetter, Cottonwood attorney and behind-the-scenes Democratic Party leader. We began by asking Mr. Ledbetter about the independent voters in Arizona. “Independents are a huge factor, a growing factor,” he said. “Democrats … Continue reading

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Lane Kenworthy Interview — Podcast December 26, 2011

America’s Big Government Future: In his third appearance on Democratic Perspective, Lane Kenworthy, Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Arizona, presents the case for a bigger government role in adapting to the challenges of a global … Continue reading

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America’s Big Government Future.

That’s the title of a stimulating presentation by Lane Kenworthy, author and Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Arizona. In his third appearance on Democratic Perspective, Mr. Kenworthy compared the size of US government with that … Continue reading

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