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  • How Bill and Hillary Clinton Raised $3 Billion

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    Matea Gold and Tom Hamburger talk about their investigation into Bill and Hillary Clinton's fundraising machine. The Clintons have amassed at least $3 billion over the past 40 years. 

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  • There's More to Inequality Than Hard Cash

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Ford Foundation President Darren Walker outlines the foundation's shift to focus on fighting inequality and gives his take on the role of philanthropy in today's world.

  • Clean Energy: The Next Investment Frontier?

    The Takeaway

    While representatives from 195 nations gather in Paris for COP21, billionaires like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos are moving to invest in clean energy companies.



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  • Good News for the Environment Could Be Bad News for Utility Companies

    If Con Edison has to buy back every megawatt of solar power its customers produce, it won't be around for long.

  • Skelos Trial Continues in Glare of Silver Conviction

    Adam Skelos says he's focused on his own trial.

  • Chicago Mayor Emanuel Asks Police Chief To Resign

    Protesters called for police Superintendent Garry McCarthy to be fired over the shooting death of a black teenager.

  • After Silver Conviction, What's Next for Ethics in Albany?

    Sheldon Silver's conviction could be a catalyst for ethics reform in Albany. Or, it could mean nothing at all.

  • Is Vision Zero Working? Early Signs Look Good

    So far this year, traffic fatalities are down in New York City by 11 percent. That's a significant drop  — and it bucks the national trend.

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  • Your Brain On Sound

    Only Human

    When Rose was growing up, she knew she was hearing the world differently. It took her years to figure out what was happening — until she met Professor Nina Kraus.

  • Top Paper's Endorsement Doesn't Always Equal Success In New Hampshire

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie nabbed the backing of the New Hampshire Union Leader this weekend, citing his executive and national security experience. But that doesn't mean he's guaranteed a win.

  • What Does It Mean to Have 'Boots On The Ground'?

    On The Media

    Politicians and pundits have been using the phrase "boots on the ground" to declare limits in U.S. involvement in the Middle East. But what does that phrase mean, anyway?

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  • Little May: Urgent Harmonies, Anthemic Appeal


    The polyvocal Sydney trio plays anthemic songs from its debut record, 'For The Company.' 

  • Quiet Hollers: Roots Music with Indie Swagger


    Catch a live set in the Soundcheck studio featuring the stirring Louisville five-piece.

  • Weekly Music Roundup: The Ridge, The Waiting Room, and Wabi-Sabi


    This week, an early look at some promising albums from 2016, including a veteran English chamber pop band and an Arcade Fire member going solo. 

  • Raury: On the Highway to Stardom, Looking for a Few Friends


    The blissed-out rapper and songwriter performs live on Soundcheck. 

  • Duncan Sheik's Latest Sleight of Hand


    The veteran songwriter and burgeoning Broadway darling visits the Soundcheck studio to play songs from his new album. 

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