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Last updated: Thursday, March 05 2015 06:07 PM

CPAC, Bibi, Pot in DC

Friday, February 27 2015 11:00 PM

Conservatives get fiery, Turmoil over Netanyahu's Visit, Funding Homeland Security, Legalizing Marijuana in DC.

Walmart Wages, Does Obama Love America? Violent Extremism

Friday, February 20 2015 10:00 PM

Walmart workers get a raise, Guiliani says the president doesn't love America, Obama talks violent extremism.

Authorizing War Against ISIS, Muslims Murdered, Gay Marriage

Friday, February 13 2015 11:00 PM

Congress Debates Bombing ISIS, Muslim Murders in NC, Alabama Gay Marriage.

The Politics of Vaccines, You're Hired, Unrest in the Ukraine

Friday, February 06 2015 11:00 PM

Should people have to vaccinate their children? Also, a blockbuster jobs report and a last ditch effort for peace in the Ukraine

Matt Miller & Mitt Romney Say Goodbye, Keystone Pipeline, Greece and the Ukraine

Friday, January 30 2015 10:00 PM

Matt Miller's last LRC, Mitt Romney bows out, Senate approves Keystone pipeline, Gr-exit for real? Ukraine Trouble.

Tumult in the Arabian Peninsula, SOTU, NY Corruption

Friday, January 23 2015 11:00 PM

Chaos in Yemen, Change in Saudi Arabia,State of the Union, Europe's Monetary Explosion

Paris Reacts, Gay Marriage, Swiss Currency, Romney Again?

Friday, January 16 2015 11:00 PM

Paris one week later, the Swiss surprise, Mitt Romney redux, Supreme Court will decide gay marriage by Summer.

Tragedy in Paris

Friday, January 09 2015 10:00 PM

Charlie Hebdo and the stakes for Free Speech, oil prices plunge and the revolt at Harvard.

Mario Cuomo, Bush-Clinton? Afghanistan Legacy

Friday, January 02 2015 09:00 PM

Remembering Mario Cuomo, the emerging prospects of Jeb Bush, are we out of Afghanistan and De Blasio versus the cops.

2014: The Year That Was

Friday, December 26 2014 08:00 PM

A year-end meditation on all things policy and political.

The Sony Hack and Cuba

Friday, December 19 2014 10:00 PM

Should Sony release the movie amid North Korea's threats? Cuba's New Outlook.

The CIA Torture Report, the Congressional Spending Bill

Saturday, December 13 2014 12:00 AM

The CIA Torture Report -- a national shame or partisan revisionism? Also, revolt against the big spending bill.

Police Troubles & Rolling Stone's Apology

Saturday, December 06 2014 05:00 PM

Police abuse, Rolling Stone on a UVA sexual assault report and legislating immigration.

Left, Right and Gratitude

Wednesday, November 26 2014 08:00 AM

An American defined, optimism versus pessimism, and a hefty dose of gratitude.

The Immigration Debate

Friday, November 21 2014 10:00 PM

Is Obama acting as an imperial president or a common sense immigration reformer?

China, Keystone, Immigration and the Net

Friday, November 14 2014 11:00 PM

Obama in China, a showdown over Keystone, immigration wars and net neutrality.

Election Postmortem

Saturday, November 08 2014 01:00 AM

A drubbing for Democrats, the Supremes take up Obamacare and more troops head to Iraq.

Tim Cook, Midterms, BiBi Is Chicken and Fast-Food Workers in Denmark

Friday, October 31 2014 10:00 PM

Apple CEO Tim Cook announces he?s gay, why the ?war on women? isn?t playing in the midterm elections, and why fast-food workers in Denmark make so much money.

Fear in Canada, Ebola in New York and Midterm Madness

Friday, October 24 2014 10:00 PM

Shooting in Ottawa, another Ebola case, closing in on the election, seeds of the next housing crisis.

A Week of Fear: Ebola, Wall Street, Midterms & Freezing Eggs

Friday, October 17 2014 11:00 PM

Fear of Ebola, Fear on Wall Street, Midterm worries and freezing eggs, the new corporate benefit.

Gay Marriage, Islam, Panetta and Malala Yousafza

Friday, October 10 2014 10:00 PM

A show on tolerance: Gay marriage triumphs, Islam's dust up on Bill Maher, Panetta's complaints and Malala Yousafza gets the Nobel Prize.

Hong Kong, Secret Service, Ebola

Friday, October 03 2014 10:00 PM

The standoff in Hong Kong, the Secret Service collapses, Ebola comes to America

Syria, Eric Holder, Climate Change and the Truth about the Fed

Saturday, September 27 2014 12:00 AM

Missions relaunched in Syria, a big climate week in New York, the legacy of Attorney General Eric Holder, the truth about Goldman Sachs and the Fed.

Scotland, ISIS, Alibaba, Midterms

Saturday, September 20 2014 12:00 AM

A No vote in Scotland, a Yes vote on ISIS, Alibaba's billions, Ukraine's plight and the race to the midterm elections.

Obama's New War, Scotland's Vote, Campaign Finance

Friday, September 12 2014 10:00 PM

Obama lays out a policy on ISIS, Scottish independence, the Senate takes on Citizens United, Ray Rice.