Oliver Lazarus

Takeaway Associate Producer

Oliver Lazarus appears in the following:

FCC Commissioner: Internet Access Shouldn't Be a Partisan Issue

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel will be voting on the future of net neutrality this week. She discusses what's at stake, and how it will impact the lives of all Americans.

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A Divided GOP is Working to Woo Diverse Voters

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A conversation with Republican Governor Bill Haslam of Tennessee, the chair of the Republican Governors Association.

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All Politics is Local, Bitter Divisions Included

Friday, December 08, 2017

Pennsylvania’s 15th congressional district reveals the ideological split dividing the GOP. 

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Imagining the GOP In a Post-Trump Era

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Michael Steele, former head of the Republican National Committee, explains how the Tea Party paved the way for the president, and where the party is going after Trump. 


The #NeverTrump View of The Future of The GOP

Monday, December 04, 2017

The Takeaway begins its look at the future of the Republican Party with a veteran of the GOP establishment, who understands that his control is waning. 

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Inside The Fight for The Soul of The Democratic Party

Friday, December 01, 2017

The direction of the Democratic Party is currently being litigated inside the party itself, by members of the Unity Reform Commission, who will meet for a final time next week.

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Keith Ellison: The Democratic Party Needs to Start Listening to Constituents

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee says that defeating Trumpism and rejuvenating the Democratic Party are one in the same. 

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Howard Dean: It's Time for The Democratic Old Guard to Move Over

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Howard Dean says it's time for his generation of the Democratic Party to make way for the new. 

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The New Face of Progressive Politics

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Andrea Jenkins, who became the first openly transgender black woman elected in U.S. history when she won a Minneapolis City Council seat, discusses the future of the Democratic Party.

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Bernie Sanders: The Democratic Party Needs Sweeping Reform

Monday, November 27, 2017

"There has to be a fundamental rethinking of the direction of the Democratic Party," says U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. 

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Bringing Churchill Back to the Big Screen

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Screenwriter Anthony McCarten talks tackling Churchill in 2017 for his latest movie, "Darkest Hour."


Mexican Farmers Band Together Against NAFTA

Monday, November 20, 2017

On the anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, a similar fight is playing out with small Mexican farmers who want out of NAFTA, despite the government’s commitment to it.


The Trump Administration Smiles On Big Game Hunters

Friday, November 17, 2017

Since taking office, the Trump Administration has enacted a number of decisions that affect wildlife both at home and abroad. 

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Unpublished Raymond Chandler Story Tackles the Healthcare Crisis

Friday, November 17, 2017

A recently unearthed Raymond Chandler short story is a far cry from the detective novels he's known for. Instead, it tackles the healthcare crisis head on.

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Read My Lips: Exploring The Origins of America's Anti-Tax Political Culture

Thursday, November 16, 2017

When looking at other developed economies, U.S. tax rates are below average. How has that reality led to a tax reform plan that would add $1.7 trillion to the deficit?


After a Brief Plateau, Global Carbon Emissions Rise

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

After a three year period of stability, carbon emissions are expected to reach record highs in 2017. 


Scott Pruitt is Slowly Remaking the EPA

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has prohibited recipients of EPA grant funding from serving on its scientific advisory committees. 

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With Temporary Protected Status Set To End, Nicaraguans Contemplate Future in the U.S.

Friday, November 10, 2017

On Monday, DHS announced it was ending the Temporary Protected Status program for about 2,500 Nicaraguans. The Takeaway explores what the program means to immigrants across the country. 

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When the Supreme Court Cites Fake News

Thursday, November 09, 2017

A new investigation into 83 Supreme Court cases between 2011 and 2015 found seven errors that, in some cases, helped determine the outcome of the high court's ruling.


The Case That Could Set the Precedent for Sanctuary-City Policies

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

The arguments for and against Senate Bill 4 in Texas could determine the future of immigration policy.