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Romney

The New Yorker: Political Scene

John Cassidy and Ryan Lizza on what the Paul Ryan pick really means.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

John Cassidy and Ryan Lizza on what the Paul Ryan pick really means.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

A contentious running mate

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

A contentious running mate

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Ode to Nixon Gabfest

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon and her special guests from Yale, Beverly Gage and Anthony Leiserowitz. This week: Mitt Romney’s tax plan, climate change in the U.S., and a New Yorker profile of Paul Ryan

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Chick-fil-A Gabfest

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and special guest Will Dobson, Slate’s Political Editor. This week: Mitt Romney’s European adventure, Ted Cruz from Texas and the Chick-fil-A controversy

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The Brian Lehrer Show

David Sanger on Global Politics

Monday, July 30, 2012

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, WNYC contributor, and author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power, talks about global politics and Mitt Romney's trip abroad.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Romney in Israel

Friday, July 27, 2012

Mitt Romney is in the midst of a week-long trip to Europe and the Middle East. Zev Chafets, journalist and author of Rush Limbaugh: An Army of One, talks about the GOP nominee's planned visit to Israel.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Greatest Ad You’ll Ever See Gabfest

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The Aurora Colorado shooting aftermath, Republicans and Jews, and the Olympics

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Money, the Economy, and the Presidential Election

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

New Yorker staff writer John Cassidy discusses economics and the presidential campaign. He’s been covering Mitt Romney and President Obama on The New Yorker’s blog “Rational Irrationality.” Cassidy’s latest book is How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities.

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The Takeaway

Friday Follow with Ron Christie and Jeff Yang

Friday, July 20, 2012

Every Friday The Takeaway takes a look back at this week’s big stories. From the politics of basketball to the ongoing battle between Republicans and Democrats, this week was full of tension.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Another Boring White Guy Gabfest

Friday, July 20, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The latest from the Presidential race, the Republican Vice Presidential Sweepstakes, and Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer

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On The Media

Campaign Finance Reform Bill Dies

Friday, July 20, 2012

The Obama and Romney campaigns have been slugging away at each other this week about transparency and disclosure. And yet Tuesday, the Disclose Act, which would have allowed you to better know the people behind superpacs was smothered in the Senate by filibuster without earning a single Republican vote. Huffington Post reporter Dan Froomkin explains to Brooke what happened.

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

Jill Lepore, Ryan Lizza, and James Surowiecki discuss Obama's attacks on Romney's business record.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Jill Lepore, Ryan Lizza, and James Surowiecki discuss Obama's attacks on Romney's business record.

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The Takeaway

Self-made Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Investigated by Justice Department

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

One of the Republican party's largest financial backers, multi-billionaire Sheldon Adelson, is under investigation. What this means for the Romney campaign and the man considered by some to be the most influential investor of our time.

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The Takeaway

This Week's Agenda: Obama in Ohio and the Volcker Rule

Monday, July 16, 2012

This week's agenda with The Atlantic's Molly Ball and the Wall Street Journal's Kirsten Grind: the Obama campaign in Ohio, the Volcker rule, and Ben Bernake's big week.

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On The Media

The Fight Over Bain Capital

Friday, July 13, 2012

This week saw both news organizations and the Romney presidential campaign arguing over the veracity of claims made by the Obama administration about Romney's tenure at Bain Capital, the financial services company Romney co-founded. Political scientist and media critic Brendan Nyhan says that part of the problem is that the media has fallen down on the job in properly reporting this story.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The All the People Who Are Happier Than You Gabfest

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon. This week: The latest from the Presidential race, Voter ID laws, and political happiness

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The New Yorker: Political Scene

John Cassidy and Ryan Lizza discuss the battle over the Bush tax cuts.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

John Cassidy and Ryan Lizza discuss the battle over the Bush tax cuts.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Campaign Trail To the NAACP

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Sherrilyn Ifill, civil rights lawyer, University of Maryland law professor and the author of The Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the Twenty-first Century, offers analysis of Governor Romney's message yesterday and of Vice President Biden's speech today at the NAACP convention in Houston.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Romney Offshore

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Nicholas Shaxson, journalist and author of Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens, talks about his Vanity Fair article examining Mitt Romney's offshore financial dealings.

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The Takeaway

How Effective is Deportation as an Immigration Policy?

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Immigration has become one of the biggest issues this election season. Daniel Kanstroom, Professor of Law at Boston College and the author of “Aftermath” questions the effectiveness of deportation as an immigration policy.

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