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The Takeaway

A Socialist President? Sen. Sanders Makes His Case

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Vermont Senator Bernie Sander, a self-described socialist, is running for president. The Takeaway explores what his race means for Hillary Clinton and the Democratic party.

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WNYC News

NY Senate Democrats Push Their Version of Ethics Reforms

Monday, February 09, 2015

Some of them would directly address problems that led to the arrest of Sheldon Silver, the former assembly speaker.

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WNYC News

Democrats Say Silver Will Relinquish Speakership

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Assembly's Majority Leader is to take up the post temporarily until Democrats elect a new Speaker on Feb. 10.

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The Takeaway

SOTU 2015: Reading Between the Lines

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The president laid out an ambitious agenda in last night's State of the Union address. We parse through the proposals laid out in the address and the GOP response to the speech.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The 2014 Midterm Election - Your Conversation

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The Takeaway explores the results of the 2014 midterm elections and what it means for the future of American politics.

WNYC News

Andrew Cuomo Wins Second Term as NY Governor

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The governor promises four more years of fiscal restraint and social progress after a contentious campaign against Republican Rob Astorino.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Working Families Party Fights for its Line

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Working Families Party is calling on progressive Democrats to vote to re-elect Gov. Cuomo on their ballot line and why it matters.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

US mid-term elections and their longer term repercussions

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

US mid-term elections and their longer term repercussions

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Your Complete Guide to The 2014 Midterm Elections

Monday, October 20, 2014

All this hour The Takeaway examines what's at stake ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Follow-Up-Friday: Nate Silver vs. Sam Wang on Midterm Polling

Friday, September 12, 2014

Pollster Sam Wang responds to FiveThirtyEight's midterm forecast.

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WNYC News

Historic Low Turnout in Democratic Primary

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Only nine percent of voters filled out a ballot Tuesday. 

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The Takeaway

Silicon Valley's Tech Elite Embrace the GOP

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Silicon Valley is generally considered a lock for Democrats. But that might be changing now that Republicans appear to be getting a foothold with the tech industry's elite.

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The Takeaway

GOP's Fake News Sites Dupe Voters

Friday, August 15, 2014

Political strategist believe that voters have grown tired of the conventional political attack ad. With that in mind, the GOP has decided to try a different tactic: A series of fake news sites stacked with articles that have a very pointed message.

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The Takeaway

MAP: Breaking The Gridlock in Congress

Friday, August 01, 2014

The midterm elections aren't until November, but the stakes are high. Republicans are feeling confident that they can win back control of the Senate, which would put them in control of both houses of Congress.

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FT Big Read

Hillary Clinton and the permanent campaign

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Hillary Clinton and the permanent campaign

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On The Media

What Your Web Browsing Habits Say About How You Will Vote

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Listen to podcasts? You're more likely to be liberal and to vote. Play fantasy football? You may or may not vote, but chances are very high that you're Republican. These are just a few of the broad conclusions that were gleaned from volumes of consumer data about browsing habits, political leanings and voter turnouts.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

JFK 50 Years Later; Filibuster in the Senate; US Future in Afghanistan

Friday, November 22, 2013

On the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, we hear from historian Peniel Joseph and journalism Marvin Kalb about what the moment meant for politics, civil rights and our sense of safety – and we’ll take your calls. Plus: the latest on the negotiations in Afghanistan; and the filibuster news from the US Senate.

Slate Political Gabfest

Gabfest Extra: Day 2 of the Government Shutdown

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Slate's John Dickerson and David Plotz discuss the likelihood of progress in the budget negotiations.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Is Hillary Back?

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Last week, Hillary Clinton made two big speeches and announced a book deal. Rebecca Traister, journalist and the author of Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women, discusses what Clinton's message says about a possible 2016 run, and whether it's too early to look for clues.

 

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Gabfest Radio

Gabfest Radio: The Extreme Makeover (GOP Edition)

Saturday, March 23, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, appearing before a live audience at the 92nd Street Y Tribeca, discuss the GOP’s autopsy report on the 2012 election, and the gender politics of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Lean In.

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