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Washington D.C./SEMO – U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) discusses the breakdown in budget talks, the economy and taxes, troop withdrawal in Afghanistan, and flooding and recovery, in her monthly talk with KASU...

Washington D.C./Jonesboro, AR – Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) responds to the President's plans for troop withdrawal in Afghanistan, discusses our military involvement in Libya, praises an investigation of gas prices, and talks about solutions for economic growth, in his monthly visit with KASU....

Jonesboro, AR – One of the officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency working in Arkansas in the aftermath of storms and flooding is an Arkansas native. Lance Carpenter is from Ozark in Franklin County. He now serves as Northeast Division Supervisor for FEMA. Carpenter and FEMA Public Information Officer Brad Craine visited with KASU's Mark Smith. Carpenter says FEMA has been in Northeast Arkansas since shortly after the flooding began....

Jonesboro, AR – Senator John Boozman visited the KASU studios on Friday, June 3rd, for a live interview on Morning Edition. Later that morning, he attended the grand opening of his Jonesboro office....

Washington D.C./SEMO – In this month's talk with Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson, she discusses the long road her state faces in recovering from the severe storms and flooding this Spring. She also talked about proposed changes to Medicare - sure to be a campaign issue in the coming year - and her opinion of the GOP Presidential field....

Washington D.C./Jonesboro, AR – Senator Pryor discussed the aftermath of record flooding, FEMA's current response, the ghost of FEMA past, the Medicare debate and more in his monthly talk with KASU....

Jonesboro, AR – U.S. Senator John Boozman's monthly talk with KASU fell on Tax Day this month. Boozeman talked with KASU's Mark Smith about the need to reform the tax code...something that has been talked about for years, but that has not been done....

Jonesboro, AR – President Barack Obama delivered a speech on Wednesday (4/13) in which he outlined his plan for reducing the federal deficit. Many Republicans responded angrily to the speech. In her monthly visit with KASU, Representative Jo Ann Emerson of Missouri was asked for her opinion....

Jonesboro, AR – Senator John Boozman discusses Libya, Japan, health care and more in his monthly talk with KASU.

Washington, D.C./Jonesboro, AR – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor talks about Japan, nuclear concerns, Libya, support for small business and local fish hatcheries, in his monthly visit with KASU....

Jonesboro, AR – Arkansas State student Dustin Smith will be biking across the country this summer, to raise awareness of the need for affordable housing. The "Bike & Build" program donates funds and works with various organizations to help with affordable housing efforts across the country. Smith visited the KASU studio to talk about the program.

Cape Girardeau, Mo./Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) reacted to the President's State of the Union address in her monthly interview with KASU Wednesday morning. Emerson watched the address from her home in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She recently broke her arm in a fall on the ice. She spoke with KASU's Mark Smith by phone.

Jonesboro, AR/Washington D.C. – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor discussed some of the issues raised in the wake of the Arizona shooting and other issues facing the new Congress in a new year, in his monthly talk with KASU.

Jonesboro, AR/Washington D.C. – U.S. Senator John Boozman talked with KASU's Mark Smith on Tuesday, when he was still Senator-ELECT Boozman. He was sworn into office Wednesday. The Senator talked about his transition from the U.S. House, and his goals and priorities in the new Congress.

Jonesboro, AR – Congressman-elect Rick Crawford enters the U.S. House next month as Representative for the First District of Arkansas. He talks about the issues facing a new Congress in a talk with KASU. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR – Congressman-elect Rick Crawford enters the U.S. House next month as Representative for the First District of Arkansas. He talks about the issues facing a new Congress in a talk with KASU. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington D.C. – Senator Blanche Lincoln is working right up to the moment she leaves the Senate at the end of the current session. Lincoln talks about the issues still before Congress, looks back on some of her recent achievements, and urges her colleagues to work together in the future, in the last of our monthly conversations on KASU. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington D.C. – Senator Blanche Lincoln is working right up to the moment she leaves the Senate at the end of the current session. Lincoln talks about the issues still before Congress, looks back on some of her recent achievements, and urges her colleagues to work together in the future, in the last of our monthly conversations on KASU. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington D.C. – Senator Pryor talks with KASU about tax cuts, the START Treaty, saying goodbye to Senator Blanche Lincoln and welcoming Senator John Boozman, and more. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington D.C. – Senator Pryor talks with KASU about tax cuts, the START Treaty, saying goodbye to Senator Blanche Lincoln and welcoming Senator John Boozman, and more. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Marion Berry talks about the election, the lame-duck session, and the pleasure of serving Arkansas' First Congressional District, in his final monthly interview with KASU's Mark Smith, as he heads into retirement. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington D.C. – U.S. Representative Marion Berry talks about the election, the lame-duck session, and the pleasure of serving Arkansas' First Congressional District, in his final monthly interview with KASU's Mark Smith, as he heads into retirement. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/SEMO – Tommy Sowers is the Democrat running opposite incumbent Republican Representative Jo Ann Emerson for the 8th Congressional District of Missouri. He talks with KASU's Mark Smith about the campaign and his views on campaign issues. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/SEMO – Tommy Sowers is the Democrat on the ballot opposite Republican Representative Jo Ann Emerson in the 8th Congressional District of Missouri. Sowers talks with KASU's Mark Smith about his campaign and views on campaign topics. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Representative Jo Ann Emerson discusses Iraq, the economy, and problems with the EPA, on KASU's Morning Edition. (Part 2 of 2)

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