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In the weeks since the Mueller report, nearly 80 House Democrats have called for impeaching the president. But with the 2020 campaign underway, the likelihood of such action appears to be fading. That may be exactly what some Democratic leaders want. Guests: Peter Baker, who covers the White...
A military crackdown in Sudan has left more than 100 pro-democracy protesters dead, just weeks after the military offered support in overthrowing the country’s dictator. Our colleague spoke with us from Sudan’s capital, Khartoum. Guest: Declan Walsh, the Cairo bureau chief for The New York Times....
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Is President Trump’s change of heart on an Iran strike strategy? Plus, Trump changes his mind on ICE raids, and Democrats get even more radical. Date: 06-24-2019
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Iran's leaders lashed out at the Trump administration overnight for imposing new sanctions. This comes as U.S. officials are trying to build a coalition to protect shipping lanes in the Persian Gulf. What kind of threat does Iran pose in the Gulf? Also, more than 300 migrant children are moving...
Tensions with Iran grow as the President threatens obliteration, the U.S. government is holding young children in inhumane detention facilities, and Trump is accused of rape. Then Change Research co-founder Pat Reilly and Jon, Jon, and Tommy break down the results of the very first poll in the...
The Trump administration has been debating a military strike against Iran as tensions with the country escalate. Here’s how we got to this point. Guest: Mark Landler, who covers the White House for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily....
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Bernie proposes free college and Buttigieg steps into dicey racial territory. Date: 06-25-2019
On Wednesday and Thursday night twenty candidates will debate for the first time in the 2020 election. While they are all vying for the Democratic nomination, some are looking for a breakout moment, and others will be fending off attacks from rivals. The NPR Politics Podcast gets you ready for...
Mark Levin — syndicated radio host of The Mark Levin Show, the Mark Levin Podcast, LevinTV on BlazeTV, and best selling author of "Unfreedom of the Press" —  joins me to discuss media bias, Trump, China, the Constitution, federalism, education, why conservatism works, and much more. Date:...
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The Trump administration says it is imposing new sanctions against Iran today. Will more sanctions convince Iran to renegotiate the nuclear deal? The administration is also set to discuss part one of its Middle East peace plan this week. Why why have the Palestinians already rejected it? Plus,...
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The crew re-assesses the significance of "lanes" in the Democratic primary and looks at Trump's Iran strategy.
Tommy talks to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke about why he thinks he can win, what President O’Rourke would do on day one, recent comments by Joe Biden, lots and lots of policy and why his dog Artemis should be leading the pack.
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In our final episode, we examine the legacy of the Rev. James Reeb's death. We speak both to his descendants and to those of one of his attackers, exploring how the trauma and the lies that followed it affected both families.
With asylum requests at a record high, the Trump administration is telling migrants to wait in Mexico. We look at how that policy could fundamentally change immigration in the United States. Guests: Natalie Kitroeff, a business reporter for The New York Times, spoke with Zolan Kanno-Youngs, who...
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Virgil and Matt take a look under the candidates' hoods, check their polling oil, and preview the first of the democratic primary debates, while examining the whole fleet for lemons. Which make and model democrat will run like a champ and will perform like there's sugar in their gas tanks? Find...
The President reprises his greatest hits from 2016 at his 2020 re-election kickoff, Joe Biden struggles to keep up with politics in 2019, and Bernie Sanders feels the heat from Elizabeth Warren’s rise. Then Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) talks to Dan about her decision to come out in favor of beginning...
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It began with a fire. A man driving through an upscale neighborhood in Washington, D.C., in 2015 spotted smoke pouring from one of the homes. It was the first sign something terrible had happened on Woodland Drive. This episode is written and produced by reporters Megan Cloherty and Jack Moore....
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Will the US go to war with Iran? Will Joe Biden survive the weekend? Will Roy Moore visit the food court? Date: 06-21-2019
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In this episode I address the explosive new Project Veritas video about big tech tyranny. I also discuss the best one minute video about the dangers of socialism that I’ve ever seen. I discuss a troubling connection with a key Russian figure and the collusion hoax. Finally, I discuss this liberal...
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On Friday, June 21, after months of deliberation, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its opinion in the Curtis Flowers case. In a 7-2 ruling, the justices threw out the conviction from his sixth trial, in 2010. The decision of what happens next -- whether to release Flowers or begin a seventh...
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On July 10, 2015, a 28 year-old black woman named Sandra Bland was pulled over in a small Texas town for failing to use a turn signal when she changed lanes. She was ultimately arrested and taken to the county jail. Three days later, she was found dead in her cell. The official coroner's report...
In this episode I show a disturbing video addressing the troubling  efforts by big tech to silence conservatives on their platforms. I also address the most disturbing CNN interview I’ve seen in a long time. Finally, I address a major break in the case against Michael Flynn which may point to an...
On the morning of July 16, 1996, someone walked into a furniture store in downtown Winona, Mississippi, and murdered four employees. Each was shot in the head. It was perhaps the most shocking crime the small town had ever seen. Investigators charged a man named Curtis Flowers with the murders....
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In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne Milgram discuss the Justice Department’s argument against providing soap and toothbrushes to detained migrant children. To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider. REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL...
For the Savopoulos family and Vera Figueroa, May 13, 2015, began like any other Wednesday. Then things went terribly wrong. Through phone records, text messages and eyewitnesses, we recreate the timeline of their last 22 hours. This episode is written and produced by WTOP News reporters Megan...
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Human rights chief says IS captives in Iraq and Syria must be tried or freed. Also: the medical glove that could speed up diagnosis, Mars methane spike and the women returning to their Boko Haram kidnappers.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement was scheduled to target 2,000 families in raids across the country this weekend. But with hours to spare before the raids: President Trump called them off. For now. This is all happening amid renewed focus on conditions for migrants - especially kids - being...
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Bill’s guests are Allan Lichtman, Dr. Debra Soh, Thom Hartmann, Liz Mair, and Dan Savage. (Originally aired 6/21/19)
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The president kicked off his re-election campaign on Tuesday with a rally in Orlando, Fla. We spoke with a colleague who was there. Guest: Maggie Haberman, who covers the White House for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading:...
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President Trump confirmed that he approved a strike on Iran on Thursday after it shot down a U.S. drone but called off the operation after the initial moves were underway. This episode: Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and Congressional correspondent Susan...
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Evangelicals have played an important role in modern day American politics - from supporting President Trump to helping elect Jimmy Carter back in 1976. How and when did this religious group become so intertwined with today's political issues? A bonus episode of NPR's history podcast Throughline.
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Celebrities including Annette Bening, Kevin Kline and John Lithgow performed on Monday a live reading of passages from the Mueller report for 'The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts.' The reading was streamed on the Law Works website. And, the president denied assaulting columnist...
R. Kelly is facing new criminal charges, as well as investigations that involve the IRS, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security. Jim DeRogatis went from reviewing his music to documenting his alleged misdeeds against minors.
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A Cherokee leader is murdered in 1839 for signing a treaty with the United States, but the promise he died for was broken. Learn more: thislandpodcast.com
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On Monday's Mark Levin Show, more millennials would rather live under socialism than capitalism due to historical illiteracy. Not knowing or not caring about the gulags of the Soviet Union that vanished people and their lives. Today our media uses similar strong-arm tactics to erase careers since...
The case against Curtis Flowers relies heavily on three threads of evidence: the route he allegedly walked the morning of the murders, the gun that investigators believe he used, and the people he supposedly confessed to in jail. In this episode, we meet the witnesses who said they saw Flowers...
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Curtis Flowers has been tried six times for the same crime. For 21 years, Flowers has maintained his innocence. He's won appeal after appeal, but every time, the prosecutor just tries the case again. What does the evidence reveal? And how can the justice system ignore the prosecutor's record and...
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It was a case nightmares are made of. A D.C. power couple, their 10-year-old son and housekeeper held hostage for nearly 24 hours and murdered inside their own home. WTOP examines the complicated trail of evidence that police say led to finding their killer and why they say he committed such a...
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The abduction of Jacob Wetterling, which made parents more vigilant and led to the first national requirement that states track sex offenders via registries, took place before moonrise on a warm October night in 1989.
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A New York Times investigation found that the United States is actively infiltrating Russia’s electric power grid. We look at what that means for the future of cyberwarfare. Guest: David E. Sanger, a national security correspondent for The New York Times and the author of “The Perfect Weapon:...
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It's Baltimore, 1999. Hae Min Lee, a popular high-school senior, disappears after school one day. Six weeks later detectives arrest her classmate and ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, for her murder. He says he's innocent - though he can't exactly remember what he was doing on that January afternoon. But...
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A New York advice columnist accuses President Trump of raping her 23 years ago in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman. Is her claim credible? We will analyze. Then, new documents show that Ilhan Omar almost certainly committed immigration fraud and possibly did so with her brother. Finally,...
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In 1965, the Rev. James Reeb was murdered in Selma, Ala. No one was ever held to account. We return to the town where it happened, searching for new leads in an old story.
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DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam share overlooked news to help inform your perspective as you watch this week's presidential debates. Then, DeRay is joined by presidential candidate Julián Castro to discuss his People First Policing policy proposal and how he is preparing for Wednesday's debate.
Democrats pounce on Joe Biden after he talks about working with segregationist senators, Democrats push slavery reparations in the run-up to 2020, and Chuck Todd runs afoul of the wokescolds. Date: 06-20-2019
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If you’re a Parks and Rec fan, you’ll remember Ron Swanson’s Pyramid of Greatness. Right there at the base sits “Capitalism: God’s way of determining who is smart and who is poor.”It’s a joke, but not really. Few want to justify the existence of poverty, but when they do, that's how they do it....
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On today’s episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about Kellyanne Conway and the consequences of violating the Hatch Act and Paul Manafort’s scuttled transfer to Rikers Island jail. Ben Rhodes, former Deputy National Security Adviser and speechwriter to President Obama joins Preet...
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US Secretary of State in Saudi Arabia as Washington tightens sanctions on Iran; Second time unlucky for Turkey's governing party as they lose a rerun vote in Istanbul; and....the unexpected furry visitor to a family home in Montana that had to be tranquilised by police ...
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New reporting on how the Trump WH is continuing to separate migrant children from their families, and then housing minors under what many describe as inhumane conditions, are leading to greater calls for leaders to address the crisis at the border.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
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