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More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Lizzie Peabody sneaks listeners through the Smithsonian’s side door, telling stories that can’t be heard anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
 
Each week, Foreign Policy’s Amy Mackinnon, will recommend one podcast from around the world, interview the host, and play an excerpt. This curated show is designed to help listeners interested in the things we are—great stories, compelling interviews, and cogent analysis on international affairs—sort through the overwhelming variety of podcasts out there and find the best ones. And occasionally you’ll hear audio from our own newsroom. FP Playlist replaces our flagship podcast First Person.
 
“Can He Do That?” is The Washington Post’s politics podcast, exploring presidential power in the face of weakened institutions, a divided electorate and changing political norms. Led by host Allison Michaels, each episode asks a new question about this extraordinary moment in American history and answers with insight into how our government works, how to understand ongoing events, and the implications when so much about the current state of American life and the country’s politics is unlike ...
 
A young American patriot and George Washington enthusiast, Sherman Tylawsky welcomes you from the nation’s capital for lively talks about pressing issues facing America and her allies, so you can learn to apply the first President’s unifying principles anywhere and anytime. Discover how the core values of Washington and the Founders were woven into the fabric of American society. Learn the ways a free people can heal internal divisions, cultivate economic prosperity, and protect civil libert ...
 
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This week on "Off The Cuff," the team dives into Congress’ legislative landscape for the summer with the House slated to shortly adjourn until mid-September. Justin and Megan provide updates on the annual budgeting process, what to expect in the reconciliation process and highlight a number of policy proposals that could see floor action in the mon…
 
The ongoing probe may have implications for the 2022 midterm race and for President Biden’s promise to tackle white supremacist violence. What might findings reveal about where the U.S. is headed? And what can the hearings tell us about what’s to come? Republicans voice opposition to Jan. 6 investigation as police officers call for accountability W…
 
Nick Rolovich made his appearance at Pac-12 media day via Zoom, and we have some observations. We also broke down the bad news of Renard Bell's season-ending injury and then explored the possibilities of conference realignment that have been opened up by Texas and Oklahoma moving to the SEC. Music by Randy England. You can find more of his work on …
 
A Marxist revolution, a Cold War proxy battle, and a dream of a Black utopia. In 1983, Ronald Reagan ordered the U.S. military to invade the island of Grenada. Almost four decades later, many Americans don't remember why — or that it even happened. This week, Martine Powers, from Post Reports, brings us a story of revolution, invasion, and the afte…
 
This week on FP Playlist, we feature an episode from USCIRF Spotlight, procured by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. USCIRF Spotlight focuses on news and developments covering religious freedom around the world. Spotlight host Dwight Bashir, director of outreach and policy at the Commission, spoke about the ground-bre…
 
On today's show:Steve Scalise, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Louisiana and House Republican Whip, details what happened during the first hearing of the January 6th House Select Committee.Robert Cahaly, senior strategist and chief pollster at the Trafalgar Group, shares his findings on how Americans view COVID vaccine mandates and crit…
 
The Texas state representative is among the 57 Democrats who left Austin in order to deny state Republicans the quorum needed to pass their voter suppression bill. They came to Washington with one goal: to appeal for federal action on voting rights. See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source…
 
On today's show:Roger Marshall, U.S. Senator from Kansas and member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, shares why it would be disastrous to close down the economy or impose vaccine and mask mandates, and talks about the letter he signed along with 8 other U.S. Senators to President Biden on the government’s assault o…
 
The Devils selected Luke Hughes with the 4th overall pick of the entry draft after losing Nathan Bastian to Seattle expansion two days prior. We talk about the draft class and the possible free agent plans moving forward as the off-season continues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
This week, we learn how the little-known case, Jacobson v. Massachusetts, can provide lessons and insight on the importance of upholding representative democracy and balancing public safety and civil liberties. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/friendsfellowcitizens)By Sherman Tylawsky
 
On today's show:Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator from South Carolina and member of the Senate Budget, Appropriations, and Judiciary Committees, unpacks the $3.5 trillion reconciliation spending bill before the Senate and talks about how the Biden administration has handled the protests in Iran and Cuba.Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th Distri…
 
First, Jake talks with President Biden’s Chief Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci about the pandemic among unvaccinated Americans and the growing spread of the Delta variant. Then, Jake interviews Republican Sen. Pat Toomey about the latest on the infrastructure negotiations on Capitol Hill. Next, Jake speaks to Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson of…
 
The Delta variant is driving the U.S. into a fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mark Strassmann reports that as cases spike across the country, vaccination rates will define the next phase of the virus. We'll hear from former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb and former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams about the risk this poses for everyo…
 
This Week: Infrastructure fell short again this week thanks to a failed cloture vote. With less than the 60 votes needed and no Republican support the legislation was unable to move forward for now. Also this week, in an unprecedented move House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blocked two Republicans from a bipartisan House committee tasked with investigating…
 
An interview with Brookings Senior Fellow John Hudak about his new paper, "Reversing the War on Drugs: A five-point plan," in which he lays out a series of policy actions the Biden administration could take short of full federal legalization to promote justice and equity and to help reverse some of what he calls the disastrous consequences of the W…
 
On today's show:Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for Texas's 21st District, calls out Dr. Fauci for spreading misinformation, and discusses President Biden’s CNN townhall meeting and the Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2021.Matthew Spalding, associate vice president and dean of the Van Andel Graduate School of Government for Hillsdale College…
 
This summer – for the first time ever - skateboarding will be an Olympic sport. In honor of its Olympic debut, we’re revisiting one of our favorite episodes: the story of how the best women skateboarders stood toe-to-toe with the most powerful people in the industry to demand equal pay. One of those women is none other than Mimi Knoop, who is coach…
 
The delta variant raises new challenges for the Biden administration: Will they change their approach to masking? What steps can they take to combat vaccine disinformation and get more Americans vaccinated? And is the economy at risk of another meltdown? Vaccine hesitancy at home, desperation abroad The mystery of the pandemic’s origins(and what it…
 
On today's show:Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of Indiana and Chairman of the House Republican Study Committee, discusses House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrawing Republicans from the committee created to investigating the January 6th breach of the Capitol after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to allow several Republ…
 
The Olympics originated in Ancient Greece, and were resurrected in the 1890's after a 1,500 year ban. Since then, the International Olympic Committee has been behind every Olympic Games. In this episode, we explore the story of how the IOC turned the Olympics into a huge commercial success and whether the cities that host the games end up winning o…
 
The Devils acquired Ryan Graves in a trade with the Colorado Avalanche and immediately listed him as protected from the Seattle expansion draft. We talk about which Devils Seattle may end up taking and dive deeper into the upcoming entry draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
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