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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss the downward spiral for Roy Moore, the tax plans of the House and Senate, and the latest with the Russia investigation and Wikileaks.

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Nov 16, 2017

Closing Bell Brief for Thursday, November 16th

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Tax bill approval fuels stocks higher. Wal-Mart shares soar on strong earnings. Justice Department issues an ominous statement for a potential AT&T-Time Warner deal. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Nov 16, 2017

House Passes Tax Bill By 227-205 Vote

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P.M. Edition for November 16th: The House passes the GOP tax overhaul plan. Also, Wal-Mart posts its strongest U.S. earnings in years. Plus, would you lose weight on the 'Olive Garden diet?'

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Nov 16, 2017

Studio 360 | I'm the Boss, Baby

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Kurt talks to Alec Baldwin about playing Donald Trump, how the actor depicts villains, and his favorite depictions of villains in the movies. Plus filmmaker Taika Waititi on the jump from making low-budget comedies to making “Thor: Ragnarok”

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Nov 16, 2017

90 Seconds: USO-No, Not Al

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Josh Voorhees has everything you need to know about the new allegations against Al Franken—and what could happen next.

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Nov 16, 2017

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Sadistic Track Coach Edition

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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss how to deal with verbally abusive dad-coaches, Gabe's not-messed-up weekend with Leo, a question about in-laws whose culture you disagree with, and more in Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

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Nov 16, 2017

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Nov 16, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg, Virginia Heffernan, Jamelle Bouie, and John Di Domenico are live from the Nourse Theater in San Francisco!

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Nov 16, 2017
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Emerson's plan for a Rockwell takeover. Meredith's pursuit of Time Inc. Wal-Mart's strong sales gains. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Nov 16, 2017
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The DoubleX Gabfest on Roy Moore, Louis C.K., and At Home with Amy Sedaris

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Nov 16, 2017
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The journalist on sexual misconduct stories, and the coming backlash to them.

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Nov 16, 2017
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As the House votes on its tax bill, there are signs of dissent over the Senate's plan. Airbus and Boeing have secured multi-billion dollar deals to supply single-aisle planes to discount carriers. And weekly jobless claims are among the economic reports out Thursday. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Nov 16, 2017
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A.M. Edition for November 16th: In the wake of a mass shooting, the Army says it failed to send military convictions to federal databases in up to 20 percent of all cases. Plus, the Wall Street Journal gets an earful from readers of its bitcoin articles.

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Nov 15, 2017
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The streaming service offers entertainment packages, without sports or news, starting at $16 a month. Philo hopes to appeal to audiences craving a la carte options.

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Nov 15, 2017
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There have been three big constitutional changes in our lifetime. How did they happen?

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Nov 15, 2017
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U.S. stocks extend losses. GOP Senator Ron Johnson says he opposes the Senate Republican tax bill. Cisco Systems reports better than expected earnings. Charlie Turner reports.

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Nov 15, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you about a dirty robocall in Alabama, how liberals are reckoning with Bill Clinton’s past, and points you to a Trump tweet that, sadly, perfectly illustrates America’s mass shooting problem.

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Nov 15, 2017
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P.M. Edition for November 15th: Richard Cordray will soon resign as head of an agency created after the financial crisis. Plus, Vice President Mike Pence answers questions at the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council.

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Nov 15, 2017
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Host John Dickerson visits May 24, 1946 and President Harry S. Truman's challenges to labor bosses and delight in an action-hero-style presidency.

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Nov 15, 2017
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Senate attaches health care provisions to its tax proposal. Zimbabwe president Mugabe in home confinement as unrest continues. Time Inc. announced Sports Illustrated TV. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Nov 15, 2017
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And How Fighting Tech with Tech Might Make More Tech...

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Nov 15, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the new film adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express, Louie CK's sexual abuse with Willa Paskin, and a new translation of Homer's The Odyssey with classicist Emily Wilson.

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Nov 15, 2017
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House Republicans wonder whether the president will support their tax plan, or the Senate's. TJX reports flat growth, for the first time in eight years. And Wednesday's economic reports include the New York Fed's Empire State Manufacturing Survey. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Nov 14, 2017
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A.M. Edition for November 15: Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a House panel he now recalls meetings where Russian contacts were discussed, but he denied ever having lied about them. Plus, the Securities and Exchange Commission is levying fewer penalties on Wall Street.

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Nov 14, 2017
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Despite spending $100 million on Chase Pay, JP Morgan is struggling to compete against other banks and tech companies who offer similar mobile payment programs. The Wall Street Journal's Emily Glazer explains why JP Morgan is having so much trouble.

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Nov 14, 2017
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Adam Davidson sizes up Trump’s top economic adviser

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Nov 14, 2017
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U.S. stocks pull back Tuesday. Apple shares fall following Foxconn's earnings report. Senate to include repeal of the Affordable Care Act mandate in their tax reform plan. Homeland Security targets Russian-based Kaspersky Lab. Charlie Turner reports.

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Nov 14, 2017
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Special coverage of the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and WSJ Editor in Chief Gerard Baker discuss the GOP tax proposal and the impact on corporations. Mnuchin also comments on Fed chairman-nominee Jerome Powell as well as sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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Nov 14, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the latest on the Roy Moore scandal, the early takeaway from Jeff Sessions' congressional testimony, and a musical climate protest at a U.N. conference.

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Nov 14, 2017
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P.M. Edition for November 14: Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned by a House panel over discussions with Trump campaign advisers who had contacts with Russians last year. Plus, the manufacturing sector picks up steam.

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Nov 14, 2017
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Hear Greiner USA President, David Kirkland, talk about developing new competitive advantages and how going “green” was the key to his company unlocking new international business.

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Nov 14, 2017
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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions now says he remembers meeting with a campaign adviser who talked about contacts with Russia. Fines for Wall Street dropped to a four-year-low last year. And three UCLA players detained in China are back in the U.S. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Nov 14, 2017
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Language is often at the mercy of pure chance.

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Nov 13, 2017
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2014 Sandy Hook case against gun makers reaches Connecticut Supreme Court. Google is under investigation in Missouri. And some senators seek to remove smaller, regional banks from Dodd-Frank oversight. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Nov 14, 2017
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A.M. Edition for November 14: Republicans on a Senate committee are meeting this week to debate revisions to their tax overhaul plan. And ready-to-drink cold coffee is becoming very popular, especially with millennials.

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Nov 13, 2017
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To say Bitcoin has had a volatile November is putting it lightly. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Vigna explains Bitcoin's latest loss of more than 25 percent after a dramatic run-up in recent weeks.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with Slate's Justin Peters who spent 3 weeks watching Fox News.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Private prisons were billed as a way to bring innovation to incarceration, housing more prisoners for less money. They’ve failed.

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Nov 13, 2017
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The major U.S. indexes edge higher. Mattel's stock soars on news of Hasbro takeover offer. Buffalo Wild Wings also receives a takeover bid. Some curbs in Dodd-Frank will help regional banks. Charlie Turner reports.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl to talk about the race for the U.S. Soccer presidency, and Mike Pesca comes on to talk about NFL celebrations, the Miami turnover chain, and inspirational locker room speeches.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the latest on the Roy Moore scandal, Trump’s new pick for HHS, and the Iran earthquake.

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Nov 13, 2017
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P.M. Edition for November 13: General Electric announced changes Monday, including a dividend cut and a move to focus on three core units. Plus, in a surprise, used-car prices have held up this year even though millions of vehicle leases expired.

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Nov 13, 2017
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Qualcomm rejects Broadcom bid. GE cuts its dividend in half. Wal-Mart raising some online food prices. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Nov 12, 2017
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Republicans are working on tax plans in the House and the Senate. The U.S. Treasury releases its monthly budget figures. And retail sales numbers are among this week's economic reports. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Nov 13, 2017
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A.M. Edition for November 13th: Retail sales will highlight this week's economic calendar. Plus, how the different Republican tax plans are taking shape in the House and the Senate.

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Nov 12, 2017
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We don't know how the tax code will change because Congress hasn't yet passed tax reform. But the Wall Street Journal's Laura Saunders says there are still ways that taxpayers can plan ahead for next year.

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Nov 11, 2017
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Josh King talks to Mark Updegrove, author of The Last Republicans, about why Bush 41 & Bush 43 may just be the last establishment Republicans to hold the presidency.

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Nov 11, 2017
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Slate Money on Saudi Arabia, Wilbur Ross, and endowments.

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Nov 11, 2017
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Slate Money on Saudi Arabia, Wilbur Ross, and endowments.

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Nov 11, 2017
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Weekend Edition for November 11-12: Stocks broke an eight-week winning streak on concerns about Congress' ability to pass tax reform. Plus, retail sales and inflation highlight the new week's economic calendar.

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Nov 10, 2017
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Loudon Wainwright III reflects on his uneasy relationship with his father, now that he can “appreciate the difficulty of the job.”

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Nov 10, 2017
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The Dow, S&P both break eight-week winning streaks. Stocks pulled back over tax-reform concerns. Hasbro reportedly makes a takeover bid for Mattel. General Electric to unveil reorganization on Monday.

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Nov 10, 2017
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Conversations about Trump's first year in office

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Nov 10, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you what you need to know about the latest reports of powerful men doing horrible things to women—and then gives himself a needed lesson in how to properly pronounce the name of Japan’s prime minister.

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Nov 10, 2017
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In a speech at a trade summit in Vietnam, President Trump delivered a vigorous endorsement of economic nationalism. Plus, Special Counsel Robert Mueller expands his investigation of former White House National Security Adviser Mike Flynn.

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Nov 10, 2017
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Mike Flynn is the subject of another investigation. The U.S. and China lay out different views on trade in Vietnam. And Republicans are calling on Roy Moore to quit the Alabama race for a U.S. Senate seat. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Nov 10, 2017
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President Donald Trump flies to Vietnam. Amazon consolidates its physical retail and fast-delivery operations. Friday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Nov 10, 2017
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A.M. Edition for November 10: President Trump heads to Vietnam. Plus, why health insurance premiums are rising.

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Nov 10, 2017
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A survey by CreditCards.com finds just a bare majority of Americans will buy a gift that costs at least 50 dollars this holiday season. And that frugality also includes many upper income households, according to Matt Schulz of CreditCards.com.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie is joined by former Virginia congressman, Tom Perriello to discuss Tuesday's election and the Democrats moving forward.

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Nov 9, 2017
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As president, George H.W. Bush was tight-lipped, decorous, and self-abnegating—loath even to use the word 'I.'

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Nov 9, 2017
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Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Tuesday’s victories for Democrats, Trump’s first year, and the role of technology companies in Russian meddling.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Major stock indexes closed lower Thursday, but Macy's, Kohl's, and Roku all posted gains. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Newly minted MacArthur geniuses: Annie Baker tackles small talk in her plays, Jesmyn Ward depicts rural African American life in her novels, and Taylor Mac’s 24-hour revue of the entire history of American pop music.

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Nov 9, 2017
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P.M. Edition for November 9: Trump walks a fine line in China, and heads to Vietnam. Plus, an investigation into Paul Manafort's former son-in-law, Jeffrey Yohai.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tells you about the ongoing GOP exodus in Congress, explains the story behind the AT&T-Time Warner merger, and points out an unlikely highlight from Trump’s trip to Japan.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Katherine Goldstein discuss the welfare state critique of To Give a Mouse a Cookie, children's negotiating skills, potty training, Shrinky Dinks, and more.

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Nov 9, 2017
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President Donald Trump's joint appearance with Xi Jinping at the U.S.-China summit. Strong early sign-ups for the Affordable Care Act's annual open-enrollment period. The GOP effort to pass a $1.5 trillion tax cut. Tanya Bustos reports.

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Nov 9, 2017
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After an interview with the author of the book “How to Monetize Your Vacation” goes horribly wrong, Dexter disappears.

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Nov 9, 2017
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The author tries to make sense of Trump’s America, and his place in it.

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Nov 8, 2017
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A.M. Edition for November 9: The Congressional Budget Office now estimates the GOP's tax reform bill will increase the deficit by 1.7 trillion dollars. Plus, a new study finds the cost of major U.S. wars since 9/11 has topped five trillion dollars.

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Nov 9, 2017
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Weekly jobless claims are out Thursday. Panera Bread's founder is stepping down. And Apple wins a bid for a drama series.

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Nov 8, 2017
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A couple of studies say California's biggest housing markets figure to be among the losers if the GOP's tax reform bill becomes law. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Kusisto says the reason is the bill's limits on mortgage-interest deduction.

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Nov 8, 2017
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If Tuesday’s election results were a canary in a coal mine, it’s a really expansive mine and a somewhat unreliable canary.

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Nov 8, 2017
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Stocks struggle to new highs. Apple, the first U.S. 900 billion-dollar company. Roku streams better-than-expected quarterly results. Capital One exits the home-loan business. Charlie Turner reports.

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Nov 8, 2017
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P.M. Edition for November 8: President Trump's tour of Asia continues in China. Plus, Democrats see big election wins in Virginia.

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Nov 8, 2017
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Josh Voorhees highlights two particularly promising results from Election Day 2017—and then promptly rains on his own parade.

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Nov 8, 2017
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The U.S. and China announce deals worth $9 billion. Democrats celebrate big wins in Virginia. And House lawmakers are still working out the details on the GOP tax plan. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Nov 8, 2017
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The Wrong Way to Talk about Identity

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Nov 8, 2017
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An expert on trolls and hate speech says there’s no easy fix for online harassment

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Nov 8, 2017
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Dana Stevens, June Thomas and Seth Stevenson discuss Greta Gerwig's new film Lady Bird, the Margaret Atwood TV adaptation Alias Grace, and the new HBO documentary about Rolling Stone.

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Nov 8, 2017
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A show of strength in Asia, as President Trump continues his tour. Americans are feeling more confident about selling their homes than they are about buying. And a light economic calendar, with the weekly crude inventories update out on Wednesday.

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Nov 8, 2017
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A.M. Edition for November 8: President Trump's tour of Asia continues in China. Plus, a look at America's crowded coffee marketplace.

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Nov 8, 2017
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The House GOP tax overhaul bill faces many hurdles to passage by year's end. That's because there are disagreements over issues such as deductions, the child tax credit and pass-through income. We get details from the Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Hughes.

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Nov 8, 2017
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A black former Navy commander considers peaceful protest in the age of Trump.

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Nov 8, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan chats with Slate's Laura Bennett & Allison Benedikt about the cover story they co-edited this week – The Year in Push Alerts,

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Nov 7, 2017
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The Dow Jones Industrials eke out another record. Snap's stock tumbles on weaker revenue. Twitter doubles the limit to 280 characters. The Fed reports a big jump in consumer borrowing. Charlie Turner reports.