Senator Rand Paul sat down with Charlie Arlinghaus as part of the Josiah Bartlett Center’s “Substance Over Soundbites” Series to discuss Ron Paul’s Presidential campaign, how to deal with Iran’s quest for a nuclear weapon, monetary policy, and reducing the size of the federal government.

Paul says it’s not enough for the next President to be a Republican

Paul argues that eliminating federal departments is necessary in order to reduce federal spending.

Paul on the need to tackle entitlement spending and reform Medicare

Paul says we need more capitalism in health care

Paul explains how he thinks Ron Paul is different from the other Republican Presidential candidates.

Paul says there are better ways to contain Iran and prevent it from obtaining nuclear weapons than bombing

Paul argues that the United State can draw down its troops deployed around the world

Paul discusses the debt ceiling, a balanced budget amendment, and term limits

Paul talks about monetary policy and reforming the Federal Reserve

Paul concludes by arguing that Ron Paul can be effective as President, and Charlie asks him if he would run for President in four or eight years.

Charlie Arlinghaus interviews former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in the first installment of the Josiah Bartlett Center’s “Substance Over Soundbites Series”

Part 1- Gingrich says it would be “virtually impossible” to support Ron Paul if he is the Republican Presidential Nominee.

Part 2- Gingrich explains why he’s running for President

Part 3- Gingrich discusses the need to balance the federal budget

Part 4- Gingrich and Arlinghaus address the need to reform entitlements

Part 5-Gingrich says he can win the debate with Barack Obama over turning control of welfare programs back to states.

Part 6- Gingrich argues that America’s health care system has to choose whether to become like WalMart or like Canada.

Part 7- Gingrich has nice things to say about Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan’s Medicare Reform Plans

Part 8- Gingrich on Big Ideas and Hunting Chipmunks

Part 9- Gingrich says he burnt out the House as Speaker and says what he would do differently

Part 10- Gingrich on the addiction to deficit spending, the NH budget process, what he’s learned on the campaign trail, and the strength of the Republican Presidential field.