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WRKO Town Hall event - March 2, 2013
The Boston Herald's Joe Battenfeld moderates a special town hall meeting at WGBH. On the panel are WRKO's Howie Carr and Jeff Kuhner and the Boston Herald's Michael Graham. The guys all discuss some of the hot button issues in our country today.
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WRKO Town Hall (Part 5): Question and answer session
Carr, Kuhner, and Graham field questions from the audience. Some of the topics that come up involve the possibility of a third party being the answer and what exactly the Republicans need to do moving forward.
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WRKO Town Hall (Part 4): Immigration policy
The panel talks about what will solve the illegal immigration problem. Howie thinks we need new leadership in Washington to get anything done. Kuhner wants a wall to be built on the southern border. Michael suggests putting the Democrats on the defense by showing legal immigrants and how they have struggled through legal process and then beat out by illegal immigrants on jobs.
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WRKO Town Hall (Part 3): Senate special election
With the Senate special election coming up in MA, the panel discusses if there is any Republican who stands a chance. Kuhner brings up Mike Sullivan, who he believes is strong on the issues but he has a charisma problem. Graham says there is no Republican Party in Massachusetts and that you need to get someone who is socially moderate for a chance to win, like Scott Brown in 2010. Howie adds that in a way the 2010 Scott Brown victory was bad for Republicans because it woke up the machine.
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WRKO Town Hall (Part 2): Gun control
Howie believes that the NRA is right to draw a line in the sand. Meanwhile, Jeff thinks the media and some control advocates jumped on the Newtown, CT tragedy without all the facts. Michael says that if you put a gun ban in place you will have a lower gun death rate, but the crime rate would be higher. The panel thinks that no new gun control legislation will pass. Michael Graham adds that he wants to deal with the glaring stuff such as the mental health check.
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WRKO Town Hall (Part 1): Sequestration
The WRKO Town Hall begins on the topic of sequestration. Jeff Kuhner explains why he wants Republicans to stand up and challenge the Obama administration on making budget cuts. Michael Graham jumps in to jokingly blame sequestration on George W. Bush. Howie Carr wants to know who is going to report on the $4/gallon gas prices and has a concern in general about problems that are not being addressed by the Obama administration.
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