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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Next for the State Senate?

Friday, November 07, 2014

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo claims Republicans won big in the State Senate because voters followed a national trend towards the GOP. Progressives say he didn't do enough to support Democrats.

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The Takeaway

Tennessee Lawmaker Hopes to Regulate Abortion

Thursday, November 06, 2014

On Tuesday, Tennessee voters passed the controversial Amendment 1, giving the legislature greater leeway to regulate abortion. One GOP lawmaker explains what laws she'd like to see.

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WNYC News

De Blasio Calls NY GOP Wins an “Aberration”

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

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New York City mayor told newly emboldened Republicans in the State Senate to challenge his progressive agenda "at their own peril."

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WNYC News

In Another Close Call, Malloy Defeats Foley in CT Gov. Race

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The two candidates had been in a tight race for months, with the challenger looking to avenge his narrow loss Malloy in 2010.

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The Takeaway

The Impact of the Midterms at Home & Abroad

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

What do the midterm election results say about the American electorate, and the country's place in the world? Listen to our analysis and share your own thoughts.

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The Takeaway

Post-Midterms, The Future of the American Parties

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

What's in store for the future of the donkey and the elephant? Two voices from the American political divide weigh in on the wins, the losses, and the future of their parties.

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The Takeaway

Republicans Clinch The Senate

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The 2014 midterm elections were good to the Republican party, which gained seats at the federal and state level, even in Democratic strongholds. 

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The Takeaway

Following The Money in The $4 Billion Midterms

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

With a price tag of nearly $4 billion, the 2014 midterm elections are the most expensive in American history. An investigative reporter follows the money trail. 

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WNYC News

What to Know About Today's Midterm Election

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

There is plenty to watch as New Yorkers head to the polls today to vote for governor, attorney general, and the make-up of the state's congressional delegation.

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The Takeaway

It's Hard to Grow Jobs with Slot Machines

Monday, November 03, 2014

Three years after Massachusetts approved Vegas-style gambling, voters decide tomorrow whether to crack down on casinos, which some say fleece the very people in need of economic growth.

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The Takeaway

South Unbound: An Election Portrait of Kentucky

Friday, October 31, 2014

Away from the press conferences and rallies, Takeaway Correspondent Todd Zwillich spoke with Kentuckians and found that many feel largely distant from this highly-watched Senate race.

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The Takeaway

South Unbound: A Chattanooga Check-In

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich is on the road talking to voters with just one week to go until the 2014 midterm elections. Here, he discusses his trip to Chattanooga.

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The Takeaway

South Unbound: Is Georgia Going Purple?

Monday, October 27, 2014

Republicans may be more confident going into the midterms. But Democrats still think they have a chance - even in a few traditionally red states in the South. 

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The Takeaway

How to Beat the 1 Percent at Politics

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A new site billed as the Match.com of politics is designed to give regular people the information that big donors like the Koch brothers might have.

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The Takeaway

It Could Take Another Watergate to Get Secret Money Out of Politics

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Watergate scandal was more than a botched burglary—it uncovered stacks of cash flowing to the Nixon campaign from unnamed donors. 40 years later, secret money's making a comeback.

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The Takeaway

Is the GOP Losing Its Lock on Kansas?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Kansas has elected Republican senators in every election since 1939. Now the ultimate red state might be poised to elect an independent senator.

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The Takeaway

Money Talks: Outside Money Floods State Races

Monday, October 20, 2014

The 2010 Citizens United ruling allowed unlimited contributions to political campaigns. Now, four years later, the amount of outside money has reached unprecedented levels.

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The Takeaway

What a GOP Senate Means for President Obama

Monday, October 20, 2014

How would a Republican-controlled Senate change President Obama's final two years in office? Three political reporters explain what you should expect from a Senate power shift.

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The Takeaway

What's at Stake in the Battle for the Senate

Monday, October 20, 2014

With Republicans likely holding their majority in the House, this November's Senate races will have a big impact on judicial appointments, Obamacare expansion and the 2016 election.

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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.