Showing Archived Posts

Immigration Fast Track

Posted June 25th, 2013 at 8:08 pm (UTC+0)
1 comment

Beware the House Things are moving quickly in the U.S. Senate on immigration reform.  Some key Republicans were able to put together a border security plan that will draw enough of their own to get the final vote tally up near 70, which would be an impressive bipartisan achievement in Washington these days. It’s clear […]

Posted in Uncategorized

High Stakes Immigration Debate

Posted June 18th, 2013 at 5:01 pm (UTC+0)

Republicans Remain Divided Immigrant groups around the country are closely watching the ongoing debate over immigration reform in the U.S. Senate.  So are the political pundits.  Because what happens in the Senate over the next few weeks could have a big impact on the future political prospects for the Republican Party. I’m starting to detect […]

Posted in Uncategorized

Security versus Liberty

Posted June 10th, 2013 at 8:16 pm (UTC+0)
1 comment

  Big Brother Really is Watching Twelve years after the 9/11 terror attacks of 2001, we are still dealing with the fallout. Twenty-nine-year-old Edward Snowden is now the central figure in what has become a renewed debate over security versus civil liberties in the age of terror.   Snowden has owned up to being the person […]

Posted in Uncategorized

Jim Malone

Jim Malone

After a stint in the Peace Corps in Swaziland, Jim joined VOA in 1983 as a reporter and anchor on English broadcasts to Africa.  He served as East Africa correspondent, then covered Congress in the early 1990’s.   Since 1995, Jim has served as VOA national correspondent responsible for coverage of U.S. politics, elections, the Supreme Court and Justice Department.  Jim has been involved in VOA’s election coverage since the 1984 presidential campaign and has co-anchored live VOA broadcasts of numerous national political conventions, candidate debates and election night coverage.


June 2013
« May   Jul »