Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Watch Live: Day 3 of the Gorsuch Hearings

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

As we near the finale of the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, WNYC's Jami Floyd says there are exactly four ways this could end. 

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Watch Live: Day 2 of the Gorsuch Hearings

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Day two of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearings are underway. WNYC's Jami Floyd lays out seven key questions senators are expected to ask.

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This Week in NY: An Avalanche of Political News (and some snow, too)

Friday, March 17, 2017

Between the sacking of a Manhattan prosecutor and the specter of deep funding cuts to NYC, it was a blizzard of a week for New York. 

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Trump to Cities: Drop Dead

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The White House's preliminary budget cuts spending across all agencies except Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security. New York officials say it's a disaster for the city.

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'Get out' Is a Movie for the Times

Monday, March 13, 2017

The film tells the story of a black man meeting his white girlfriend's parents for the first time — mixing comedy with horror to comment on race and racism.

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A Common Practice Among Local Police Draws Criticism from a Supreme Court Justice

Friday, March 10, 2017

Police can seize your stuff and keep it, even if you haven't been charged.

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How the GOP's Obamacare Replacement Could Hurt the New York Area

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

"Tens of thousands will be forced to drop coverage," says one health policy expert.

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Mosque Rejected in New Jersey Amid Fear of Muslims

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Muslims are violent -- this was the allegation made at a zoning board meeting in Bayonne, where an application to build a mosque was rejected. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Spiritual Jazz & Gargoyle

Monday, March 06, 2017

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Week of March 6: This week, finding the lost music of Alice Coltrane, rediscovering Lorde, and checking in with Matisyahu. 
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After Some Confusion, 'Moonlight' Gets its Due

Monday, February 27, 2017

While an unprecedented mix-up stopped the film's team from initially celebrating, "Moonlight" made history as the first film with an all-black cast to win the Oscar for best picture.

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The Innocence Project Celebrates 25 Years of Exonerations

Monday, February 27, 2017

The nonprofit legal organization is also celebrating its latest victory in criminal justice reform.

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A Former EPA Administrator is Worried the New One Will Weaken the Agency

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Christine Todd Whitman hopes that Scott Pruitt will keep energy companies at arm's length. But she says, "the early signs are not encouraging." 

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How Cuts in Arts Funding Could Affect New York

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Funding slashes reportedly considered by the Trump administration could affect New York City arts organizations big and small.

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A President's Day Primer on Presidential Power

Monday, February 20, 2017

This year's President's Day — more than most — calls for a consideration of what the President can, or cannot, do.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Big Beautiful Day, Cubafonia, & "Carol"

Monday, February 20, 2017

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Week of Feb 20: This week, Cuban music – both funky and serene, a lament for the Internet-addicted, and a raucous yelp of empowerment.
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Trump Turns to a New York Financier, Again

Friday, February 17, 2017

The president may be considering the billionaire founder of a private equity firm to lead a review of the intelligence community.

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Race, Identity, and Activism in the Trump Era

Monday, February 13, 2017

Author Michael Eric Dyson is concerned about what he calls "a nasty, recrudescent racism" taking root in Trump's White House.

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The NYPD's Take on Why Crime Is Down

Monday, February 13, 2017

A top NYPD official spoke to WNYC about the new strategies the department is using to fight crime and strengthen relationships within the city's communities.

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Weekly Roundup: Far Out Lute & Ibibio Sound Machine

Monday, February 06, 2017

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Week of Feb. 6: This week, sounds from West Africa, Crete, and other distant shores, plus the Great American Songbook via Bob Dylan.
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As DC Lawmakers Work to Repeal Obamacare, New York Health Insurers are Making Moves

Thursday, February 02, 2017

The repeal of Obamacare could cause a "meltdown" in the health insurance market, says the CEO of a New York health insurance company.

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