Nancy Solomon

Senior Reporter, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

Why Viewers Love Political TV Dramas

Friday, April 30, 2021

No matter how much high-stakes tension there is going on in the actual Washington, D.C., there’s something endlessly entertaining about the best political television shows. 

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Yeshiva University is Refusing to Recognize an LGBTQ Club, So Students Filed a Lawsuit

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Students have been trying for two years to establish a gay-straight alliance club at the Modern Orthodox Jewish institution.

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Comedian Natalie Palamides Talks Returning to the Stage One Year into the Pandemic

Thursday, April 29, 2021

After a year of Zoom shows and the occasional drive in comedy show, more comedy venues are starting to open up for the spring and summer of 2021.

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Biden Administration Proposes $1.8 trillion Plan for Childcare, Family Leave and Tuition-Free Community College

Thursday, April 29, 2021

The White House has proposed a $1.8 trillion plan to fund paid family and medical leave, childcare, tuition-free community college, and a variety of other programs.

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Supreme Court to Hear Second Amendment Case That May Change Gun Laws in U.S.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Supreme Court is hearing this case during a year with numerous instances of gun violence.

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COVID-19 Infections Surge in India

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

On Tuesday, the country reported more than 300,000 new cases for the sixth consecutive day.

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The Work That Remains in the Wake of Guilty Verdict for Derek Chauvin

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin came as a relief to many nationwide, but the number of people killed by police since his trial began underscores the broader issues that remain. 

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In a Rapidly Growing Audio Landscape, These Podcasts Are Worth Your Time

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

New Yorker podcast writer Sarah Larson joins The Takeaway to give her recommendations on podcasts worth checking out in this ever-growing audio landscape. 

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What the 2020 Census Data Means for States

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The first round of data from the 2020 census determines which states gain or lose representation in the House. 

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Community Questions Lack of Transparency After Law Enforcement Killing of Andrew Brown Jr.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Andrew Brown Jr. was killed by Sherriff's Deputies in North Carolina.

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Former Assistants Speak Out on Allegations of Abusive Behavior by Producer Scott Rudin

Monday, April 26, 2021

The Takeaway speaks with the journalist who broke the story about Rudin's allegedly abusive behavior, and hears from two former assistants about their experiences working with Rudin.

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GOP States Are Pushing for Stricter Penalties for Protesters

Monday, April 26, 2021

On the heels of last summer’s racial justice uprisings, GOP states like Florida, Oklahoma, and Iowa are increasing legal punishments for protesters. 

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How a Previously Unreleased Album Could Impact Prince's Legacy

Monday, April 12, 2021

This month, Prince’s estate announced that an unreleased album by the legendary musician will be coming out this summer. 

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Biden Announces Commission to Explore Reforming the Supreme Court

Monday, April 12, 2021

Former President Trump’s appointment of three justices cemented the ideologically conservative 6-3 tilt. 

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Aging Infrastructure, Vaccine Appointments, And More

Friday, April 09, 2021

Governor Murphy joins the Takeaway for a conversation about the state’s pandemic response, school reopenings, and election reform in the state.

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A Procedural Ruling Allows Senate Democrats to Pass Some Bills with Simple Majority

Friday, April 09, 2021

This week, the Senate parliamentarian determined that Democrats could pass additional legislation through the budget reconciliation process. 

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Divisions Emerge Over Biden's Proposal to Raise the Corporate Tax Rate

Friday, April 09, 2021

One of the biggest debates emerging around President Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure proposal is how to pay for it.

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Biden Announces Executive Actions to Address Gun Policy

Friday, April 09, 2021

The new actions attempt to address recent violent mass shootings in the U.S.

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What's Lost When Lesbian Bars Permanently Close their Doors

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Before the pandemic, the number of lesbian bars in the U.S. had dwindled down to just a handful. 

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Derek Chauvin Trial: Expert and Police Testimony Denounces Chauvin's Actions

Thursday, April 08, 2021

A look back at what experts and police witnesses have said this week. 

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