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Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, “Wild Oversimplification” Edition

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Listen to Slate's show about Kony 2012, Game Change, and Werner Herzog’s On Death Row.

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The Takeaway

More Corporate Money Coming To Elections Near You

Friday, January 22, 2010

Yesterday, the Supreme Court effectively overturned The Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, the campaign finance reform passed in 2002.  Senators John Mcain (R-Ariz.) and Russ Feingold (D-Wisc.) designed the law to limit the influence of big business and labor unions on elections. 

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The Takeaway

New Book Looks Back at Palin, Obama, Edwards and the 2008 Campaign

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The 2008 race to the White House has been documented more thoroughly than any other. It kept bloggers, commentators, humorists busy on a daily basis for almost two years. So you might think you’ve heard it all. But two veteran political reporters say you haven’t.

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The Takeaway

David Wall Rice: Sipping the Kool-Aid and voting early

Monday, November 03, 2008

I've sipped the Kool-Aid. Not the Obama brand, or the McCain for that matter. It was labeled true democracy — flavored red, white and blue. I didn't drink it all mind you, just a sip. The first time I was able to vote was as an undergraduate in school in Atlanta — Clinton vs. Bush 41 in 1992. It was simple enough. I rolled out of bed, probably went to a class or two and strolled to the poll set up in Archer Hall, our auditorium at Morehouse College. No big deal, but a big deal — people died for me to vote, so it was my responsibility to show up. It was the same with Clinton vs. Dole in 1996. This time I was in graduate school in Washington, D.C. Clinton won, again. Whatever. And it was downhill from there.
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On Being

Rod Dreher — The Faith Life of the Party: Part II, The Right [remix]

Thursday, October 09, 2008

The second part of our examination of religious energies below the surface of the 2008 presidential campaign. Conservative columnist Rod Dreher is an outspoken critic of mainstream Republican economic and environmental ideas and the conduct of the Iraq wa

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On Being

[Unedited] Rod Dreher with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 09, 2008

The second part of our examination of religious energies below the surface of the 2008 presidential campaign. Conservative columnist Rod Dreher is an outspoken critic of mainstream Republican economic and environmental ideas and the conduct of the Iraq wa

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On Being

Amy Sullivan — The Faith Life of the Party: Part I, The Left [remix]

Thursday, October 02, 2008

The Religious Right has gotten a fair amount of coverage in recent years, while the political Left has rarely been represented with a religious sensibility. Our guest, a national correspondent for Time magazine is a political liberal and an Evangelical Ch

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On Being

[Unedited] Amy Sullivan with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 02, 2008

The Religious Right has gotten a fair amount of coverage in recent years, while the political Left has rarely been represented with a religious sensibility. Our guest, a national correspondent for Time magazine is a political liberal and an Evangelical Ch

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Ariel Levy on Cindy McCain

Monday, September 08, 2008

Ariel Levy discusses the women of the 2008 election.

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On Being

Rick and Kay Warren — At Saddleback [remix]

Thursday, August 21, 2008

In this program we revisit a 2007 conversation with evangelical leaders Rick and Kay Warren — exploring where they came from and what motivates them. Rick Warren hosted the first post-primary joint appearance of Barack Obama and John McCain at his Saddleb

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The Brian Lehrer Show

McCain and Medicare

Monday, July 21, 2008

Jeff Young, a staff writer at The Hill newspaper, analyzes McCain's recent “no” vote on the Medicare bill.

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