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Episodes

  • Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

    Jan 22 2019

    The Senate will vote on a bill this week to fund the government through September — but with provisions for the border wall, Democrats have called it a non-starter. Meanwhile, a tenth of TSA workers called out sick over the weekend. Many have said they can't afford to get to work after working for a month without pay.

  • Monday, January 21st, 2019

    Jan 21 2019

    President Trump offered an extension of temporary protections for DACA recipients in exchange for funding for the border wall. Democrats called it a "non-starter". What comes next? And a viral video captures a tense scene at the Lincoln Memorial between white high school students and a Native American demonstrator.

  • Friday, January 18th, 2019

    Jan 18 2019

    The shutdown showdown between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi intensifies. Meanwhile, a report from BuzzFeed News says Trump instructed his onetime lawyer to lie to Congress. And North Korea's top negotiator is in Washington, DC. Could there be a second summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump?

  • Thursday, January 17th, 2019

    Jan 17 2019

    The latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll results show President Trump losing support from key parts of his base. And a Chicago judge rules on whether three police officers covered up for their colleague in the 2014 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

  • Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

    Jan 16 2019

    British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence in Parliament today, after lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected her Brexit plan. Meanwhile, federal employees in the U.S. search for temporary work to make ends meet as the partial government shutdown drags on.