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A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. ...
 
The goal is to have A Second Opinion be seen as the go to place for learning how to improve health and health care. Together we will have conversations with the health thought leaders, the entrepreneurs, the clinicians, the policy makers, the business leaders, and the consumers— to better understand how we all can improve health and well-being — of ourselves as individuals, of our families — and of our communities. We achieve this through education and engagement at the nexus of policy, medi ...
 
Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller provide a safe space for Sens fans through lottery pick rebuilds, double overtimes in the Eastern Conference Finals and everything in between. The Locked On Senators podcast supplies insight, stats, opinions and interviews on all things surrounding the Senators organization. The key to staying up to date daily with the Ottawa and Belleville Senators is listening to Locked On Senators Podcast: Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. (@SensCentral on Twitter)
 
21st Century Democrats is proud to bring you AmericasDemocrats.org, the weekly netcast for stand-up Democrats that explores progressive perspectives on public policy, economic debates, foreign affairs and national politics. With regular contributors who include Texan populist Jim Hightower and provocative media commentator Bill Press, AmericasDemocrats.org seeks to become a salon of the nation’s most prominent Democrats. We're all about giving progressive Democrats tools you need to fight ba ...
 
Amy Walter and Tamara Keith kick off the week with an in-depth discussion of the latest political news. Posted each Monday by 9 p.m., the Politics Monday podcast includes the full audio of every on-air segment. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/fu ...
 
Listen to the complete PBS NewsHour, specially formatted as a podcast. Published each night by 9 p.m., our full show includes every news segment, every interview, and every bit of analysis as our television broadcast. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newsh ...
 
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing.
 
Joy Reid conducts one-on-one conversations with politicians and newsmakers while addressing provocative political issues both inside and outside of the beltway. Reid, who is also a best-selling author and public speaker, joined MSNBC in 2011 as a contributor. Drawing from her decades-long experience in politics, passion for addressing the intersection of race, justice and culture, as well as her signature tenacious interviewing style, Reid kicks off MSNBC’s primetime lineup by delving into A ...
 
America! The Podcast (@AmericaThePod) is a political comedy talk show starring Theb A Stard, the embodiment of and only hope for America. Each episode, our host delivers his very important words regarding the state of America. For video messages, visit our YouTube Page - http://bit.ly/30J2FRX "America! The Podcast" was created by Tim Phillippe and is a production of Shway Media. For more information, visit AmericaThePodcast.com and ShwayMedia.com
 
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Sen. Leahy, who is set to preside over former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial, has been hospitalized. Leahy was hospitalized the same day that he was sworn in to preside over the Trump impeachment trial. According to CNN, house managers and democrats are prepping video evidence of the January 6 riot, which is undeterred by McConne…
 
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday dropped his demand that Democrats guarantee they would keep the filibuster rule, which gives both parties power on most votes. This after two Democrats, Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, stressed they would not vote to dismantle it. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodr…
 
On this episode of Appointed, in the wake of calls to Defund the Police, Kim speaks with Asante Haughton and Rachel Bromberg, two mental health advocates and the founders of “Reach Out Response Network,” about shifting mental health responses to an anti-oppressive, trauma-informed model. Kim, Asante and Rachel discuss how current approaches to ment…
 
The losing streak continues for the Ottawa Senators. Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan try to make sense of this 5 game skid. The Canucks were one of the worst teams in the league so an opportunity for the Sens to turn things around, but they couldn't get it done. Matt Murray has not been good lately and that has been a major issue, was benching Timm…
 
Tonight on the Last Word: President Biden moves to advance his agenda with Democrats in control. Also, the Justice Department opened an investigation into Donald Trump’s effort to overturn the 2020 election. Plus, House managers deliver the article of impeachment to the Senate. And former Sen. John Danforth tells Lawrence why he regrets endorsing M…
 
Tonight: New evidence of how bad the threat to democracy was—and is. Plus, an exclusive interview with Congressman Jamie Raskin, the man who will lead the prosecution during the second trial of Donald J. Trump. Then, how the word "unity" is being weaponized to block a wildly popular Covid rescue bill.…
 
The nine House impeachment managers delivered the article of impeachment against former Pres. Trump to the Senate. The trial isn’t expected to begin until February 9th. Democratic Congressman David Cicilline is one of those nine impeachment mangers who will be arguing the case against Trump. He tells Anderson Cooper they will present “overwhelming …
 
Today we’re sharing with you a special bonus episode. Last week I virtually kicked off the American Telemedicine Association’s annual EDGE telehealth policy conference, sharing my thoughts – as a provider with a 60-year history with telehealth – on the virtual care revolution we are living through now. I consider how far we’ve come, and outline wha…
 
The most crucial work of the 2021 legislative session will be the crafting of a balanced budget for the coming biennium. Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent join Capitol Report moderator Shannon Loehrke to outline their respective caucus's goals for the session. Also in the program, lawmakers call for stiffer p…
 
Long Beach State Senator Lena Gonzalez talks about her legislative effort to help further bridge the chronic digital divide affecting California's families, her new, historic appointment as chair of the Senate Transportation Committee...and how she 'waits' for unity to bridge California's other social, racial and economic divides. Click here for a …
 
President Biden underscored his sweeping break from former President Trump signing a new batch of executive orders to address the climate crisis. Those actions include a pause on new oil and gas leases on federal land and water, a focus on environmental injustices and building new clean energy jobs. Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is support…
 
As President Biden moves to address the issue of climate change, the task of combating the global crisis often starts with local leadership taking charge. Midland, Texas Mayor Patrick Payton and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Mayor William Peduto join Judy Woodruff to discuss their views on Biden's climate and energy policies. PBS NewsHour is supported b…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, one of six men charged in plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty, President Biden's COVID-19 team warns another 90,000 Americans could die from the virus over the next four weeks, the U.S. Homeland Security Department says there's potential for new violence over Biden's election, and Russian law…
 
Part of Wednesday's market frenzy was not just a plunge due to the concerns over the pandemic. There's been major tumult in recent days as individual investors and young day traders upend the market and send prices of a few struggling companies soaring. Andrew Ross Sorkin, co-anchor for CNBC'S Squawk Box and a New York Times columnist, joins Willia…
 
Journalist Jon Fasman says local police departments are able to use very powerful surveillance tools, often with little oversight. Fasman talks about license plate readers, predictive policing, facial recognition software and more. "The question is: Is it worth the cost to our privacy and liberty to implement this technology? And if so, what limits…
 
--On the Show: --Millions of COVID vaccines appear to have gone "missing" under Donald Trump's administration --A son reported his own father to the FBI for his participation in the Trump riots on January 6 --Reporters, including Fox News' Peter Doocy, are desperate and determined to make Joe Biden and Jen Psaki's press briefings a joke --Joe Biden…
 
Sanofi pledges to manufacture 125 million doses of Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine. European Union is currently struggling with vaccine supply issues amid a row over shortages. Also, a stark warning from South Africa about future danger posed by new Coronavirus variants, and how one man cheered up his US neighbourhood - by giving away free pizza.…
 
The number of new coronavirus cases in the United States is falling, but has the country turned a corner in the pandemic? And what kind of threats do the new variants pose to people and to the vaccine rollout? Today, we discuss the latest in the quest to stamp out the pandemic. Guest: Donald G. McNeil Jr., a science and health reporter for The New …
 
The seventh day of the Biden presidency saw the president take executive action on racial equity and order a huge vaccine surge to states nationwide. We discuss that and more with Philip Rucker, Melissa Murray Michael McFaul, Michael Osterholm, Jason Johnson and Steve Schmidt.By NBC News
 
Tonight on the Last Word: Democrats push for Covid-19 relief after Mitch McConnell caves on Senate rules. Also, President Biden raises election interference with Vladimir Putin in their first call. Plus, Biden signs executive actions addressing racial inequality. Dr. Deborah Birx tries to rehabilitate her reputation after enabling Donald Trump. And…
 
Pres. Joe Biden announced several measures to help ramp up Covid-19 vaccinations, including his administration’s plan to purchase 200 million additional doses. With the purchase of the additional doses, Biden says there would be enough to vaccinate 300 million Americans, nearly entire U.S. population by the end of the summer or early fall. Michael …
 
Tuesday on the NewsHour, the Biden administration continues its flurry of executive actions, a discussion with White House adviser Susan Rice on driving the goal of equity, COVID infections and deaths dip amid sluggish pace of inoculations, the vulnerabilities the U.S. still faces after the recent cyberattack, and the pandemic drives demand for sho…
 
President Biden is moving on new fronts in his latest spate of policy actions Tuesday that include boosting COVID vaccine supplies and addressing racial equity. Biden's actions come as the U.S. Senate gears up to put his predecessor on trial. Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor report. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/ab…
 
In his first week in office, President Biden has made several moves to address equity in America. White House domestic policy adviser Susan Rice, who has echoed the president's commitment to expand opportunities for Americans, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Biden's 100-day ban on most deportations, the world reaches 100 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, thousands of farmers in New Delhi, India protest new laws they fear will benefit corporate farms, widespread internet outages hit the Northeast, and baseball legend Han…
 
By one count nursing homes and assisted-living facilities account for about 6 percent of COVID cases but 40 percent of virus-related deaths. Now some state officials are worried vaccinations are moving on to other parts of the populations before long-term care residents and staff are inoculated. David Grabowski, health care policy professor at Harv…
 
Part of the conversation between President Biden and Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Tuesday centered on Russia's top opposition figure, Alexei Navalny, whose recent arrest is sparking a wave of national protests. Masha Gessen, staff writer for The New Yorker, joins Nick Schifrin to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newsh…
 
The Russian government is believed to be behind the recent cyberattack in the United States. Since it was revealed in December, the number of federal agencies and companies that were victimized by the attack continues to grow. Christopher Krebs, the former top cybersecurity official at the Department of Homeland Security, joins William Brangham to …
 
It's been a brutal academic year for higher education, with enrollment down in the fall more than 560,000 undergraduate students compared to 2019. But there has been at least one area of growth at many schools: short-term programs that help students gain new skills for the workforce quickly. Hari Sreenivasan reports as part of our ongoing series, "…
 
We get an inside look at the negotiations between Palestinian and Israeli leaders during the Clinton administration that held real promise for a peace agreement — before an assassin's bullet changed everything. We talk with filmmaker Dror Moreh about his documentary, 'The Human Factor, and with Dennis Ross, President Clinton's point man in the effo…
 
--On the Show: --David Shor, data analyst and veteran of Obama presidential campaign, joins David to discuss his grand theory of American politics --How the inclusion of extremists in policy, economic, and culture debates poisons the well and prevents progress --How to talk to conspiracy theorist family and friends, particularly in the aftermath to…
 
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