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The Tampa Bay Times Forum, lower, right, the site of the 2012 Republican National Convention is shown Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, in Tampa, Fla., which will be held the week of August 27. (AP)

The Tampa Bay Times Forum, lower, right, the site of the 2012 Republican National Convention is shown Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, in Tampa, Fla., which will be held the week of August 27. (AP)

On Point will air live shows each day from both the Republican and Democratic party conventions.

Our 10-11am show will air live, as normal. During the 11am-noon hour, we’ll play an archived show. Starting Tuesday, we will be live again from 7-8pm for another hour of live coverage.

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  • http://gregorycamp.wordpress.com/ Greg Camp

    You’ve been playing politics for more than a year.  We’ve heard everything there is to hear.  You can’t find even one hour for a Neil Armstrong tribute?

  • Miranda Van Slooten

    I wasn’t able to tune in at 10 like usual. I tried to play the episode from your site as I’ve done in the past, but there is no link that I can find. Will you not be posting this show in the archive? =(

  • Miranda Van Slooten

    It’s fixed now, thanks.

  • Casey Reyner

    How can your guest say that Obama has not done anything on immigration and did not reach out to Republicans. The Dream Act passed but was filibustered in the senate and he offered many Republican ideas on health care, i.e. the insurance mandate.  Of course he didn’t talk to John Boehner for 5 months, everything he said to the Republicans the were immediate opposed to even their own ideas. How could he succeed when the Republican leader in the senate said their primary goal was to make him a one term president.

  • Casey Reyner

    Based on the things he has done in office, Barak Obama is the most conservative Democratic President in history.

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Apr 22, 2014
In this Dec. 17, 2012 file photo, then New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks a news conference in New York where he and dozens of shooting survivors and victims' relatives called on Congress and President Obama to tighten gun laws and enforcement. The former New York mayor, a billionaire and advocate of firearms regulation, plans to spend $50 million this year setting up a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling gun-control supporters to the polls. (AP)

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s new $50 million dollar push for gun control. We’ll look at the plan to take on Washington and the gun lobby.

Apr 21, 2014
In this 2003 photo released by the Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (FNPI), Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, left, is seen in Monterrey, Mexico. Behind is Colombian journalist Jose Salgar. Garcia Marquez died on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. (AP)

Gabriel García Márquez and his spell of magical realism. We’ll cast it again, in remembrance.

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Apr 18, 2014
This undated photo provided by NASA on April 2, 2014 shows Saturn's moon Enceladus. The "tiger stripes" are long fractures from which water vapor jets are emitted. Scientists have uncovered a vast ocean beneath the icy surface of the moon, they announced Thursday, April 3, 2014. Italian and American researchers made the discovery using Cassini, a NASA-European spacecraft still exploring Saturn and its rings 17 years after its launch from Cape Canaveral. (AP)

Oceans in Space. The new discovery on a moon of Saturn, and the possibility of life there.

 
Apr 18, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a nationally televised question-and-answer session in Moscow on Thursday, April 17, 2014. President Vladimir Putin has urged an end to the blockade of Moldova’s separatist province of Trans-Dniester. Trans-Dniester, located in eastern part of Moldova on border with Ukraine, has run its own affairs without international recognition since a 1992 war. Russian troops are stationed there.  (AP)

Deadly clashes in Eastern Ukraine. A white supremacist rocks Kansas City. The Marathon bombing anniversary. And Bloomberg on guns. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The Week In Seven Soundbites: April 18, 2014
Friday, Apr 18, 2014

Holy week with an unholy shooter. South Koreans scramble to save hundreds. Putin plays to the crowd in questioning. Seven days gave us seven sounds.

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Our Week In The Web: April 18, 2014
Friday, Apr 18, 2014

Space moon oceans, Gabriel García Márquez and the problems with depressing weeks in the news. Also: important / unnecessary infographics that help explain everyone’s favorite 1980′s power ballad.

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Some Tools And Tricks For College Financial Aid
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

Some helpful links and tools for navigating FAFSA and other college financial aid tools.

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