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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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Aug 21, 2014
In this November 2012, file photo, posted on the website freejamesfoley.org, shows American journalist James Foley while covering the civil war in Aleppo, Syria. In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. (AP)

An American is beheaded. We’ll look at the ferocity of ISIS, and what to do about it.

Aug 21, 2014
Jen Joyce, a community manager for the Uber rideshare service, works on a laptop before a meeting of the Seattle City Council, Monday, March 17, 2014, at City Hall in Seattle. (AP)

We’ll look at workers trying to live and make a living in the age of TaskRabbit and computer-driven work schedules.

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Aug 20, 2014
In this Oct. 21, 2013 file photo, a monarch butterfly lands on a confetti lantana plant in San Antonio. A half-century ago Monarch butterflies, tired, hungry and bursting to lay eggs, found plenty of nourishment flying across Texas. Native white-flowering balls of antelope milkweed covered grasslands, growing alongside nectar-filled wildflowers. But now, these orange-and-black winged butterflies find mostly buildings, manicured lawns and toxic, pesticide-filled plants. (AP)

This year’s monarch butterfly migration is the smallest ever recorded. We’ll ask why. It’s a big story. Plus: how climate change is creating new hybridized species.

 
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A man holds his hands up in the street after a standoff with police Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, during a protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. (AP)

A deep read on Ferguson, Missouri and what we’re seeing about race, class, hope and fear in America.

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