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Face to Face with Jon Ralston

"Face to Face" is a daily public affairs talk show.

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus
Mon, Mar 26, 2012 (10:41 a.m.)
From rationed care to death panels, Republicans say the President's Affordable Care Act amounts to a government takeover of health care. Fact or scare tactic? We'll ask the man in charge of the Republican National Committee about that, the race for the Republican presidential nomination, and more.

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Mr. President Goes to Boulder City
Fri, Mar 23, 2012 (10:51 a.m.)
Boulder City gets the presidential treatment as Barack Obama visits a solar energy plant. It's a boon to Boulder City, but is the facility, built in part with tax incentives, worth it to taxpayers? We'll ask the Mayor of Boulder City. Plus, it's North vs. South in the race for chair of the state Republican party. We'll hear from Washoe County Republican Dave Buell.

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AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka
Fri, Mar 23, 2012 (10:46 a.m.)
Unions are under attack and they're fighting back. What's the future of the labor movement in America? And why is the nation's biggest federation backing off its affiliation with the Democratic party? We'll hear from the president of the national AFL-CIO on what's happening here and across the country.

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All Hail The Nominee?
Wed, Mar 21, 2012 (11 a.m.)
Chalk up another win for Mitt Romney. Does the Illinois victory mean the Massachusetts Governor has regained the momentum in the Republican presidential race? We'll ask his man in Nevada. Plus, is the President breaking his promise to America on health care reform? We'll ask an advocate for the plan.

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Repeal or Nothing!
Tue, Mar 20, 2012 (10:42 a.m.)
Repeal or nothing! That's the war cry from opponents of President Obama's health care overhaul two years after it was signed in to law. Is so called "Obamacare" a prescription for disaster? Plus, what does the future hold for Social Security and Medicare? A national dialogue is about to begin

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The Taxman Cometh?
Mon, Mar 19, 2012 (12:06 p.m.)
The effort to let lawmakers hike the mining tax gets the green light from a Carson City judge. We'll hear from the attorney who made the case. Plus, the probe into firefighter sick leave abuse in Clark County cost one fireman his job. But was Donald Munn a scapegoat? Did he have a legitimate reason for taking time off? We'll ask him next on Face to Face.

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No Sunset in Sight
Fri, Mar 16, 2012 (9:16 a.m.)
What happened to Governor Brian Sandoval's steadfast opposition to new taxes? The Governor is already proposing to lift the sunset on taxes slated to expire next year. We'll get reaction from both sides of the aisle. Plus, another candidate in the race to replace Steve Wolfson on the Las Vegas City Council.

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Healthcare Report
Fri, Mar 16, 2012 (9:05 a.m.)
You know the joke. Where do you go when you get sick in Las Vegas? To the airport. A new report says healthcare in Nevada is in critical condition and almost a third of adults lack health insurance. Plus, our interview with the final candidate in the crowded field in the race to replace Steve Wolfson on the Las Vegas City Council.

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Not Dead Yet...
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 (11:06 a.m.)
It took decades for Nevada's Congressional delegate to put a nail in Yucca Mountain's coffin. Or so they thought. Is the presumably dead nuclear waste dump about to be resurrected? We'll hear from a lead scientist on the project and get a Clark County official to weigh in on efforts by neighboring Nye County to make a deal. Plus, he's the favored candidate of the Mayor of Las Vegas, even if she won't come out and officially endorse him. Why does Ric Truesdell want a seat on the City Council? We'll ask him next on Face to Face.

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Paul Supporters Hijack Convention?
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 (11:11 a.m.)
Mitt Romney won the Nevada caucus, and a new poll has him neck and neck with President Obama. So how are Ron Paul supporters taking control of the Nevada GOP? We'll ask a couple of them. Plus, early voting gets underway this week in the race to fill Steve Wolfson's spot on the Las Vegas City Council. We'll meet another hopeful.

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