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The Takeaway

2016 Election: Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina Enter Crowded GOP Field

Monday, May 04, 2015

Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina have both announced their candidacy for the 2016 presidential election.

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On The Media

I Hereby Dub Thee...

Friday, April 17, 2015

New York Magazine's Jaime Fuller on the media's habit of assigning each presidential candidate a simple descriptor.

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On The Media

The Denialist Mystique

Friday, April 10, 2015

When a presidential candidate denies climate change, how do journalists balance truth-telling with the mandate of objectivity? 

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The Takeaway

Sen. Ted Cruz Announces Bid For President

Monday, March 23, 2015

The 2016 presidential election is heating up, and Texas Senator Ted Cruz has officially thrown his hat in the ring.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Israel's knife edge general election

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Israel's knife edge general election

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FT Big Read

Spanish politics: Mass appeal of Podemos

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Spanish politics: Mass appeal of Podemos

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FT Big Read

Nigeria's election power struggle

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Nigeria's election power struggle

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: An Epic Space Chase, a Global Migrant Crisis, and a Fight Against Voter Apathy

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Takeaway looks at the 4-billion mile mission of the Rosetta spacecraft, the migrant crisis from the U.S. to Europe, and the ways voting in the United States could be easier.

Money Talking

With Republicans in Control, What's Next for the Economy?

Friday, November 07, 2014

Republican wins this week might lead to more cooperation on key economic issues. 

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WNYC News

5 Things To Watch the Day After the Election

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Obama has got some explaining to do.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Voting Rights Lament

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund discusses the state of voting rights on Election Day.

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New Sounds

Pre-empted for Election Coverage

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

New Sounds is pre-empted for coverage of the midterm elections.

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The Takeaway

A Midterm Prediction as The Clock Ticks Down

Monday, November 03, 2014

Election Day is almost upon us, and some wonder what's in store for not just the president, but the Democrats as well. You can also find your polling place here.

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Studio 360

Spawn of Gerrymander

Monday, November 03, 2014

When Congressional districts are redrawn, the shapes they form on a map are odd indeed. These artists make a virtue of that.
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Police Transparency, The Gray Wolf, and The Bra's 100th Birthday

Monday, November 03, 2014

The Takeaway looks at a new initiative on police shootings, a controversial conservation measure from the past, and the history of the brassiere. 

Specials

Innovation Hub: Upending Government

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

This election season, a look beyond the horse race to the real issues at stake. Host Kara Miller talks with professionals about what really matters on November 4.

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The Takeaway

Language & Politics Divide Navajo Nation

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Navajo Nation presidential candidate just got booted off the ballot because, like many young people in the tribe, he can't speak Navajo fluently. Now some wonder if the law is fair. 

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Soundcheck

When Senators Sing: The Musical Endeavors Of Our Elected Officials

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Inspired by a moment in his new play Tail! Spin!, Mario Correa shares moments from our nation's history when our elected officials have pursued their musical passions. 

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Brazil at the crossroads

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Brazil at the crossroads

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PRI's The World

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with cancer — so his brother is taking his place on the ballot

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has dropped out of the mayoral race after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. But that doesn't mean that there won't be a Ford on the ballot.

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