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Obama Plays Defense On Climate Change Ahead Of Alaska Trip

Sunday, August 30, 2015

President Obama pushed back against what some see as the irony of him expanding oil exploration while talking up climate change.

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Sanders Gaining On Clinton. '2008 All Over Again'?

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has the energy, the enthusiasm and now showing strength in the poll numbers as the Democratic nomination contest looks more and more like a race every day.

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Donald Trump In 9 Quotes And 200 Seconds

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Trump took his act on the road to Tennessee, where he thrilled a conservative audience with an off-the-cuff routine that bordered on stand-up comedy.

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New Orleans Mayor On Katrina Anniversary: 'We Saved Each Other'

Saturday, August 29, 2015

The 10th anniversary of the devastating storm was marked by prayers and church bells to remember the estimated 1,800 who lost their lives in the disaster.

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What Sanders Lacks In Media Coverage He Makes Up For In Crowd Size

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Bernie Sanders is leading the polls in New Hampshire's Democratic primary race, but Hillary Clinton is still up in the national polls. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!

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Of The 900 Or So People Running For President, At Least 1 Of Them Is Nuts

Saturday, August 29, 2015

A small group of presidential hopefuls get most of the media attention, but there are a lot of unknown people who also want the top job and filed the necessary paperwork. One of them is Deez Nuts.

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Sam Clovis: I Trust Trump To Go To Washington And Change Things

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Donald Trump's Republican presidential campaign continues to lead in the polls, and this week Trump hired Sam Clovis to be his national campaign co-chairman. A week ago, Clovis worked for Rick Perry.

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WNYC News

What We Learned This Week About Donald Trump

Saturday, August 29, 2015

In a week's worth of stories on Donald Trump, we tried to avoid the circus and, instead, tell you about the GOP presidential candidate and his ties to New York City.   

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The Takeaway

Takeaway Book Club: 'Between the World and Me' by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Saturday, August 29, 2015

A roundtable of Takeaway listeners discusses "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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On The Media

Jorge Ramos Is a Real Journalist

Friday, August 28, 2015

After a confrontation with the GOP front-runner this week, some accused Jorge Ramos of being an advocate - not a journalist. They're wrong: he's both, and that's what his viewers want.

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All Things Considered

Week In Politics: Biden's Possible Run And Bush's Handling Of Katrina

Friday, August 28, 2015

Political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times discuss the prospects of Vice President Joe Biden running for president, as well as former President George W. Bush's visit to New Orleans to commemorate the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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All Things Considered

On Eve Of Katrina Anniversary, Bush Takes A Tour Of New Orleans 10 Years On

Friday, August 28, 2015

Former President George W. Bush is visiting the city on Friday in honor of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. His administration was criticized for how it dealt with the storm's aftermath.

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All Things Considered

Clinton Takes The Stage At Democratic Summit, Trying To Quell Concerns

Friday, August 28, 2015

As speculation swirls on a possible run by Vice President Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton's campaign is trying to show strength. She addressed Democratic National Committee members Friday in Minneapolis.

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After Mysterious Absence, Dallas DA In Treatment For Mental Illness

Friday, August 28, 2015

Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk announced she is being treated for depression after three weeks of questions over her whereabouts. Her staff had said she was on a long vacation.

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Indicted Congressman Challenges Limits On Contact With Colleagues

Friday, August 28, 2015

Rep. Chaka Fattah was indicted on on conspiracy, bribery, and fraud counts, and now says restrictions on his ability to meet with his colleagues is an "undue and unnecessary burden."

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Virginia Governor: 'Clearly Too Many Guns In the Wrong Hands'

Friday, August 28, 2015

Gov. Terry McAuliffe promised to introduce gun-control legislation. McAuliffe spoke two days after a gunman killed two journalists during a live broadcast.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bryan Stevenson, NJ's Exxon Settlement

Friday, August 28, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Neil deGrasse Tyson (First) | Bryan Stevenson (Starts at 20:11) | NJ's Exxon Settlement (Starts at 33:51)
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Is Donald Trump Nice Enough?

Friday, August 28, 2015

The GOP front-runner is happy to pile on criticisms and jabs at his fellow rivals, but he gets testy if you criticize him.

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George W. Bush: I Will Never Forget 'Misery And Ruin' Of Katrina

Friday, August 28, 2015

A decade after the storm that damaged his presidency, Bush visited one of the schools that was nearly wiped out.

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The Takeaway

How Walmart Could Change the Gun Debate

Friday, August 28, 2015

The corporate giant says its move to no longer sell military-style rifles is simply a business decision. But what if corporate trends have the power to shift public attitudes?  

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