Congress will vote next week on whether to raise the debt ceiling, but a new United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection poll finds that many Americans are confused about this concept.
We check in with furloughed workers Dan Stevens, training coordinator for FEMA, Lauren Weinhold, digital archivist for NOAA, and Ray Tchoulakian, contract specialist for the offices of Medicare and Medicaid to see how they're filling their days.
Chris Nichols is editor at Los Angeles magazine, and he's also quite the collector of things from eras gone by. From time to time, he brings some of his treasures into the studio for a little show and tell.
Take Two, exclusively on 89.3 KPCC, 89.1 KUOR and 90.3 KVLA in southern California, and on 88.9 KNPR in Las Vegas, captures the spirit of the West in a conversational, informal, witty style and examines the cultural issues people are buzzing about.