Spouses’ Role in GOP Primary, Reagan’s Record on Taxes, Cleanup at Fukushima, Sketches from WWII Battlefields: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: The Iowa Caucus is tonight, and some candidates say they wouldn’t be on the stump if not for spousal encouragement. We’ll speak with journalists who’ve been covering the campaign thus far about the role of candidates’ spouses and other family members in running for office. 1:12pm: On the campaign trail, GOP candidates like to […]

Rick Perry’s Flat Tax Plan, Japanese Governor’s Plan for Earthquake Reconstruction, Halloween Spending, and Rita Moreno: Today on Here and Now

1:06: Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry is hoping to lift his poll numbers and is rolling out an economic plan today that includes a flat tax proposal. It also includes private retirement accounts for Social Security and a lower corporate tax rate. He’s branding it the “Cut, Balance, and Grow” plan. We’ll learn more about […]