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Trumpcast: Acting Ethically in The Fog of War

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Virginia Heffernan talks to Walter Shaub about the Office of Government Ethics, principled governance, and what it's like to run a federal agency.

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Dec 14, 2017

Political: The “Devil and Mister Jones” Edition

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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss Democrat Doug Jones’s win in Alabama, the current state of the tax bill and the transgressions of men in the headlines.

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Dec 14, 2017

So you think you're creative?

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What do we mean by creativity? How can we encourage it and measure it? From imaginary friends to jazz musicians in fMRI machines, we explore the creative brain.

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Dec 14, 2017

90 Seconds: What's the Russian Word for Fragile Ego?

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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Blake Farenthold’s long goodbye, Trump’s fragile ego, and Joe Biden Joe Bidens on The View.

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Dec 14, 2017

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Your Child is Made of Meat Edition

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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss Periscope's problem with online predators with Slate's April Glaser, Rebecca's big news, Carvell's creeping fail, and Gabe's three kiss accident in "Triumphs and Fails" and "Recommendations".

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Dec 14, 2017

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Dec 14, 2017
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The Stalin biographer on the secret to understanding the mind of an autocrat.

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Dec 14, 2017
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The DoubleX Gabfest on the party of purity, Slack, and “Cat Person."

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Dec 13, 2017
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The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it will increase interest rates to a range of 1.25%-1.5%. Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen, in her final news conference, answered questions on topics such as low inflation, the strength of the stock market and whether the central bank would consider launching its own version of bitcoin.

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Dec 13, 2017
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The Alabama election, as much of an upset as it was, restored a sense of normalcy in politics.

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Dec 13, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop travels back to August 3, 1981 when 12,000 air traffic controllers walked off their jobs.

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Dec 13, 2017
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The Dow and Nasdaq closed higher Wednesday, after the Fed announced it will raise interest rates. Republicans hope to hold a final vote on their tax overhaul next week. And nearly five million Americans are in default on their federal student loans. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 13, 2017
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P.M. Edition for December 13th: House and Senate Republicans reached an agreement on the tax overhaul bill Wednesday, clearing the way for a final vote next week. Meanwhile, Democrats are hoping to delay that vote, until Senate-elect Doug Jones of Alabama is sworn in.

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Dec 13, 2017
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Will the end of net neutrality be the start of an Internet ice age?

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Dec 13, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Omarosa’s out at the White House; Newtown looks back five years later; and Doug Jones nails his exit at his victory rally.

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Dec 13, 2017
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Republicans say they won't delay as vote on tax overhaul bill. New York State outlaws use pf some personal information for determining insurance premiums. Nina Simone and Bon Jovi among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's newest inductees. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 13, 2017
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A.M. Edition for December 13th: The Fed wraps up its two-day policy meeting on Wednesday. A surprise win for Democrats in Alabama. Plus, a slate of natural disasters could mean big losses for insurance companies.

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Dec 13, 2017
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Julia Turner, Steven Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the new film I, Tonya, Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with Slate's Willa Paskin, and The New Yorker's short story Cat Person.

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Dec 13, 2017
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Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains how proposed changes in the Republican tax bill could disrupt the withholding system and impact workers' paychecks next year.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Democrat Doug Jones scores upset victory in Alabama. Federal Reserve expected to increase interest rates on Wednesday, and several more times next year. U.S. investigating possible corruption surrounding awarding of 2016 Olympics to Brazil. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Don’t blame a Roy Moore win on low black turnout.

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Dec 12, 2017
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The Dow and S&P closed higher Tuesday. Russian Olympic authorities say they'll support independent athletes. And lawmakers consider a slightly higher corporate tax rate. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 12, 2017
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P.M. Edition for December 12th: Online shoppers have a sizeable influence on inflation. Plus, President Trump and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand spar over sexual misconduct allegations against him. Also, Nintendo aims to win the smartphone game.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Josh Voorhees explains Trump’s morning tirade against Kirsten Gillibrand, shares an emotional interview in Alabama, and tells you about an unidentified object that is currently in the midst of an interstellar drive-by of our solar system.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The "Schrödinger's Stolen Cat" Edition

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Dec 12, 2017
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The Port Authority bombing suspect is facing terrorism charges. Insurers could have record losses this year. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has died. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Biblical scholar Mark Ward discusses his forthcoming book, Authorized: The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Why did it take so long for people to care about Watergate?

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Dec 12, 2017
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The Fed's final policy meeting of 2017 begins Tuesday. Transgender recruits can enlist in the military next year. And, U.S. hiring stays steady. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 12, 2017
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A.M. Edition for December 12th: The Federal Reserve holds its final policy meeting of the year. Plus, retailers are decluttering discounts by doing more markdown math.

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Dec 11, 2017
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A new survey revealed the surprising fact that half of investors would stop saving for retirement if tax-deferred 401(k) account ended. Wells Fargo Asset Management's Fredrik Axsater explains what steps investors should take so they don't run out of money in retirement.

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Dec 11, 2017
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The downside of progress is that someone has to lose. Where does all that energy go? In Alabama, a lot of it is going to Roy Moore.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with The Washington Post's Erik Wemple about Trump's most recent round of attacks on the press and about the reporting errors over the last week on the Russia investigation.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Warren Cromartie and the Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh to discuss Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton; David Epstein joins to assess Russia’s Olympics ban; and Daniel Libit talks about his muckraking site NM Fishbowl.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Another record day for the Dow. Activist investor Carl Icahn launches a second offensive against Xerox. Celebrity chef Mario Batali steps down from his restaurant company amid sexual misconduct allegations. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 11, 2017
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P.M. Edition for Monday, December 11th: New York City arrested a Bangladeshi immigrant who allegedly set off an explosion Monday morning at a major transit hub. Also, why small investors could be in for a hefty tax bill under the Senate version of the GOP tax bill.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tries out a new format today: He has the latest on sexual misconduct accusation against Donald Trump, tells you about some wildly different Senate polls in Alabama, and points you to a new short story that has the Internet talking.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Police search for clues in Monday attack at Port Authority bus terminal. Senate tax overhaul could adversely impact small investors. And Saudi Arabia is re-opening its movie theaters. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Apple's Jony Ivy returns to design chief role. Talks are underway that would create the nation's largest hospital owner. A wrinkle in the GOP tax proposal would tax some high-income business owners at more than 100%. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 10, 2017
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A.M. Edition for Monday, December 11th: Welfare programs could be in the crosshairs as lawmakers push the GOP tax plan forward. Plus, 750,000 people in the U.S. have already come down with flu-like illnesses this season.

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Dec 10, 2017
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Wall Street Journal news editor Susan Carey explains new fees that could soon be added to airline tickets, but this time the airlines aren't to blame.

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Dec 9, 2017
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Jacob sits down with Dr. Jess Ting, a plastic surgeon who specializes in transgender surgery at Mt. Sinai hospital in New York City.

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Dec 9, 2017
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Slate Money on the United States, Brexit, and Venezuelan cryptocurrency

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Dec 8, 2017
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Slate Money on the United States, Brexit, and Venezuelan cryptocurrency

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Dec 9, 2017
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Weekend Edition for December 9-10: A strong November jobs report pushes stocks to a higher close. Plus, investors anticipate a third interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.

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Dec 8, 2017
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Stocks pushed higher Friday, on a strong November jobs report. Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell is leaving her post early next year. And a measure of consumer sentiment dipped in December, but household confidence is still high. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 8, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the latest on Roy Moore and his accuser’s yearbook, and on Rep. Trent Franks and his curious story of surrogacy in the workplace.

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Dec 8, 2017
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P.M. Edition for December 8: Wildfires continue burning in California. Plus, why the Fed is expected to lift rates for a third time this year.

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Dec 8, 2017
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The U.S. saw strong employment figures for November but concerns remain over wage growth. Britain and the EU reach Brexit 'divorce' terms. Airports and airlines battle over proposed fee increases on air-traveler tickets. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 8, 2017
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A.M. Edition for December 8th: The U.S. economy added 228,000 jobs last month. Plus, GE says it misjudged demand and will cut 12,000 jobs.

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Dec 8, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Geoffrey Skelley – associate editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics. The two discuss the upcoming Alabama senate race.

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Dec 8, 2017
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Government shutdown averted for two weeks. Brooklyn Nets owner implicated in Russian Olympic doping scandal. Wall Street awaits November employment report. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 7, 2017
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Despite Bitcoin's skyrocketing value and strong investor interest, some big banks on Wall Street are reluctant to enter the virtual currency's futures market. Wall Street Journal reporter Alexander Osipovich explains.

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Dec 7, 2017
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Dahlia Lithwick says Democrats are stuck in a downward spiral of doing the honorable thing and hoping Republicans will meet them halfway.

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Dec 7, 2017
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss why Roy Moore appears to be surviving the allegations against him, the wedding cake case in front of the Supreme Court, and President Trump's impact on Middle East peace.

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Dec 7, 2017
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S&P 500 snaps a four-day losing streak. Judge warns AT&T and Time Warner on the timing of the Justice Department trial regarding the proposed merger. Bitcoin now as valuable as the top 12 companies in the S&P 500. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 7, 2017
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NYT Theater critic Jesse Green and playwright Paul Rudnick on groundbreaking gay theater.

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Dec 7, 2017
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Senator Al Franken has announced his resignation, following allegations of sexual misconduct and pressure from his colleagues to step down. Plus, Donald Trump Jr. refuses to answer questions from lawmakers, about a conversation with his father.

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Dec 7, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: a defiant Sen. Franken takes a few parting shots as he heads for the exits; speculation about Franken’s replacement begins in earnest; and the House passes an NRA dream bill.

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Dec 7, 2017
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The panel discuss dealing with estranged parents and how to introduce them to your kids, whether following the rules too much is bad for kids, and the joy and sorrow of holiday traditions. Plus Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

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Dec 7, 2017
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Sen. Al Franken says he will resign. GE slashes jobs in its power division. Firefighters in Southern California battle strong winds while trying to contain fires. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 7, 2017
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The MSNBC host and author on how the 1968 election changed American politics forever.

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Dec 6, 2017
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WSJ's tax calculator breaks down how you'll fare under the GOP plan. The House votes to ease restrictions for gun owners. And Facebook tops a list of the best places to work. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 7, 2017
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A.M. Edition for December 7: Goldman and Barclays are loaning $20 billion each to CVS to acquire Aetna. Plus, some law schools, including Harvard, are now accepting the LSAT or the GRE.

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Dec 7, 2017
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The elimination of the state and local tax deduction in the Republican tax proposal could have an adverse effect on schools. Wall Street Journal reporter Michelle Hackman explains.

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Dec 6, 2017
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Senate Democrats are clambering up to secure the moral high ground.

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Dec 6, 2017
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U.S. stocks end mixed. Trump to meet with Democratic leaders Thursday for talks to fund the government. Disney CEO Robert Iger may put off retirement yet again. Charlie Turner reports.

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Dec 6, 2017
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Ellen Pao Knows Who Will Fix Sexism In Silicon Valley

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Dec 6, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Is Al Franken on the way out? Did Senate Republicans make a fatal error in writing their tax bill? And how does Roy Moore fit into all this?

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Dec 6, 2017
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P.M. Edition for December 6: President Donald Trump says the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Wall Street Journal Executive Washington Editor Gerald Seib has analysis on Trump's move. Plus, Wal-Mart is changing its name.

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Dec 6, 2017
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Putin will run for re-election. Russia expresses shock over Olympics ban. Some top law schools allow students to take the GRE instead of the LSAT. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 6, 2017
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The Elephant Curve and Global Wealth Inequality

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Dec 6, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to The Guardian's Luke Harding about his new book Collusion: How Russia Helped Trump Win.

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Dec 6, 2017
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Dana Stevens, Julia Turner, and Stephen Metcalf discuss James Franco's The Disaster Artist with Slate's Forrest Wickman, the cult film The Room with producer Benjamin Frisch, and Fiona the hippo and celebrity animals.

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Dec 6, 2017
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More earnings reports are out Wednesday. Amazon, Apple, and Alphabet top an annual management ranking. And a British theater operator buys American. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 6, 2017
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A.M. Edition for December 6: Embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore has President Trump's endorsement, but Republicans are still divided. Plus, could the corporate tax cut mean a wage windfall for workers?

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Dec 5, 2017
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Wall Street Reporter Laura Kusisto explains why buyers across nearly all groups pay in all cash, and details the pros and cons of doing so.

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Dec 5, 2017
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They couldn’t keep their hands to themselves. But did they really put a thumb on the scales of the election?

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Dec 5, 2017
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Stocks end lower Tuesday. The House delays a spending vote. Starbucks loses a court battle over its Teavana shops. Another tough trading quarter for banks. Charlie Turner reports.

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Dec 5, 2017
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P.M. Edition for December 5: UPS, coping with a flood of online orders, warns of some delivery delays for the holidays. Plus, President Trump plans to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel.

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Dec 5, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has the rundown: A Roy Moore surrogate offers up one of the worst talking points you’ll ever hear; a new Atlantic article details a near campaign coup by Mike Pence; and a hungry teen had the most retweeted Twitter post of 2017.

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Dec 5, 2017
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Rep. John Conyers retires in the face of sexual misconduct allegations. Deutsche Bank subpoenaed by Robert Mueller's office over client relationships with President Trump. The Skimm explores a possible sale. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 5, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Dirty Secret” Edition

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Dec 5, 2017
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How Nixon blocked Congress's first investigation into Watergate

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Dec 4, 2017
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We'll find out how much the U.S. trade deficit widened in October. Lawmakers work to reconcile the House and Senate tax bills. And fears of escalating violence in Yemen. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 5, 2017
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A.M. Edition for December 5: The Wall Street Journal says planned CVS/Aetna healthcare merger wouldn't be built around doctors. Plus, WSJ's Siobhan Hughes talks about the speed with which the GOP tax overhaul has moved through Congress.

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Dec 5, 2017
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Wall Street Journal reporter Kate Davidson details several amendments in the Senate version of the GOP tax bill that provide unexpected benefits for several industries, like cruise ships.

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Dec 4, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan is joined by Jeffrey Toobin (Senior Legal Analyst for CNN & Staff Writer at The New Yorker) to talk about Trump's defense in light of the most recent Flynn news.

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Dec 4, 2017
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The Obama presidency, distilled into 5 pounds’ worth of pictures.

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Dec 4, 2017
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Stocks end mixed, the Dow hits another record close. The Supreme Court allows President Trump's latest travel ban to go into effect. Pelosi and Schumer agree to meet with Trump on Thursday. Charlie Turner reports.

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Dec 4, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Jeremy Stahl of Slate, and Howard Bryant of ESPN discuss the rift among NFL players over the league’s plan to donate money to social causes.

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Dec 4, 2017
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P.M. Edition for December 4: The U.S. and South Korea begin a multi-day military drill. Plus, how the merger between CVS and Aetna could change the healthcare landscape.

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Dec 4, 2017
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Josh Voorhees has today’s rundown: Trump drops the pretense, Chuck Grassley delivers a doozy of quote in defense of the GOP tax bill, and an Aussie lawmaker makes an historic marriage proposal.

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Dec 4, 2017
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CVS-Aetna deal nearly complete. Bitcoin futures begin trading next week. Workers who receive tips may have to share compensation with other co-workers. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 4, 2017
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The nation's unemployment rate grabs the spotlight this week. A Senate committee votes on Jerome Powell's nomination to be Fed chairman. And how soon do most Americans start their holiday shopping? Annmarie Fertoli reports.