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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Steve Coll and Jane Mayer on Obama's new non-interventionist national-security team.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Steve Coll and Jane Mayer on Obama's new non-interventionist national-security team.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Demonstrations over censorship in China and Obama's pick for US defense secretary

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Demonstrations over censorship in China and Obama's pick for US defense secretary

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The fiscal cliff agreement: lasting solution or just a brief respite?

Friday, January 04, 2013

The fiscal cliff agreement: lasting solution or just a brief respite?

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The Takeaway

Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich on the Latest from DC

Monday, December 31, 2012

Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich takes a look at the latest news on the fiscal cliff negotiations, and updates us on the condition of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after she was admitted to a New York hospital due to a blood clot. 

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

The aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting

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It's A Free Country ®

Watch: President Obama Addresses Conn. School Shooting

Friday, December 14, 2012

President Barack Obama delivered a statement about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday. Watch the video and read the remarks.

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The Takeaway

The Debt Nightmare Returns

Friday, December 14, 2012

If Washington can’t reach a compromise over the debt ceiling by mid-February or early-March, things are going to look an awful lot like they did in 2011 when the country was on the brink of default. The Takeaway's Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich explains.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Hendrik Hertzberg, John Cassidy, and Ryan Lizza discuss Obama, Boehner, tax increases, and "Lincoln."

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Hendrik Hertzberg, John Cassidy, and Ryan Lizza discuss Obama, Boehner, tax increases, and "Lincoln."

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Making Connections

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Historian Douglas Brinkley explains what precedent there is for President Obama’s second term, and reflects on post-Katrina lessons applicable to the post-Sandy recovery here. Plus: how disasters create communities and what it means for climate change activists; Slate’s Sasha Issenberg looks back at how the Obama campaign used data to win the election; an on-the-ground look at the Long Island communities of Long Beach and Oceanside.

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaway | November 20, 2012

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Middle East Peace: Past, Present, and Future | Child Poverty on the Rise in the United States | Black Characters (or the Lack Thereof) in 'Lincoln' | Why the G.O.P Should Go Over the Fiscal Cliff | Why Obama Should Go Over the Fiscal Cliff

Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The All In Gabfest

Friday, November 16, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and special guest Ta-Nahisi Coates. This week: The Petraeus Affair, the fiscal cliff and a challenge to the Voting Rights Act.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The 72 Percent White Gabfest

Friday, November 09, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: An election post mortem, marriage equality and an ounce of the kine bud in Colorado.

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On The Media

Grading Obama's First Term

Friday, November 09, 2012

With one term down and one more to go, we take a look at how well the first Obama administration did on some of the issues OTM cares about most: surveillance, transparency, whistleblowers, and press access. Brooke and Bob speak with The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald, the Sunlight Foundation's Lisa Rosenberg, and ABC's White House correspondent Jake Tapper about Obama's first four years, and what they expect in the next four.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Jane Mayer, Ryan Lizza, and John Cassidy on the election and what's next.

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Jane Mayer, Ryan Lizza, and John Cassidy on the election and what's next.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Global challenges facing Obama in his second term

Thursday, November 08, 2012

The global challenges facing Obama in his second term

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Soundcheck

Once Rhymed About, Obama Finds Less Support from Hip Hop in 2012

Monday, November 05, 2012

Before the 2008 presidential election, hip hop stars like Nas, Young Jeezy and Sean "Diddy" Combs enthusiastically endorsed then-Senator Barack Obama through speech and song. But four years later, the hip hop community's support of President Obama's re-election has seemed somewhat muted. Hip hop writer and Soundcheck bullpen member Sowmya Krishnamurthy joins us to discuss how rappers like Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco and Nicki Minaj have demonstrated their feelings of political support, apathy and disapproval leading up to election day. 

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On The Media

Forecasting Tuesday

Friday, November 02, 2012

Less than a week before the election, many observers across the political spectrum say that they believe a victory for President Obama is highly likely. Others say that it's reckless to predict the future with any kind of certainty. Nate Silver of the New York Times FiveThirtyEight blog explains to Brooke the difference between forecasting and fortune-telling, and defends his belief that an Obama win seems probable. 

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Hendrik Hertzberg and John Cassidy on Sandy and the election.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Hendrik Hertzberg and John Cassidy on Sandy and the election.

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The Takeaway

Man with Down Syndrome Responds to Ann Coulter's Use of 'Retard'

Friday, October 26, 2012

After Ann Coulter tweeted, “I highly approve of Romney’s decision to be kind and gentle to the retard," Special Olympics athlete and global messenger John Franklin Stephens published “An Open Letter to Ann Coulter."  In his letter, he pleads with Coulter to reconsider her usage of the R-word and its negative connotations. He writes that Coulter “assumed that people would understand and accept that being linked to someone like me is an insult."

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The Takeaway

Credit for Northeast Ohio's Economic Boom Not a Given for Obama

Friday, October 26, 2012

Ohio is on the economic mend — the Lordstown GM plant is humming, along with a brand new billion-dollar steel plant and the discovery of shale natural gas — but can Obama claim credit? Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich talked with workers and undecided voters on this battleground to find out.

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