Macomb, IL – Rich Egger's guests are Janna Deitz and Keith Boeckelman of Western Illinois University's Political Science Department. They talk about the results of the mid-term elections.
Republicans took control of the US House, while Democrats narrowly held on to the US Senate. Some of the GOP winners have ties to the Tea Party movement. Their next challenge will be to prove they have the ability to govern, which can be more difficult than campaigning.
Macomb, IL – The guest on this week's Emphasis with Alex Degman is former U.S. Senator and Florida Governor Bob Graham.
They discuss Graham's book "America, The Owners Manual: Making Government Work for You." It discusses how Americans, namely students, can learn about their local, state and national governments and use them to their advantage.
Burlington, IA – Jason Parrott's guests are Kali Andrews with the Alzheimer's Association-Greater Iowa Chapter and Mary Ann Gaudette with the southeast Iowa chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. They spoke about a pair of fundraising events coming up October 9-10.
The 2010 Memory Walk will take place in Burlington's Crapo Park Saturday, October 9 at 10:00 A.M.