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Thursday, October 2, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Sarah Palin prepares for Joe Biden and her first national debate. It’s been one month since she stepped onto the national stage. We take stock.

 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 | 10:00 AM

The presidential election and the U.S. Supreme Court. Top legal thinkers on what an Obama Court or a McCain Court would mean for the country.

 
Monday, September 29, 2008 | 11:00 AM

Five weeks to Election Day. We’ll look at the Obama and McCain campaigns and strategies, in the midst of crisis.

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Thursday, September 18, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Former Bush Treasury official John Taylor, now advising McCain, and former Clinton Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers, now advising Obama, on the way out of this financial crisis.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Forget lipstick. We’re talking issues. This time: education, and what Barack Obama and John McCain would offer the country at school.

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Thursday, September 4, 2008 | 11:00 AM

Our live coverage continues from the GOP Convention. We’ll be there as McCain prepares to step up for his big speech to the nation.

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Thursday, September 4, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Our live coverage from St. Paul continues. We’ll dig into John McCain’s biography, POW and beyond, for clues as to what kind of president he might be.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2008 | 11:00 AM

Sarah Palin speaks. We’ll look closely at the VP pick that has the whole country talking.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Our live coverage continues from St. Paul and the RNC with a close look at John McCain and the religious right.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2008 | 11:00 AM

Our live coverage continues from St Paul. We’ll sit down with Republican delegates from the frontlines of the McCain-Obama contest.

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Oct 22, 2014
Health workers carry the body of a woman suspected of contracting the Ebola virus in Bomi county situated on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (AP)

We’ll go to Liberia, and hear from a pastor and a physician at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis.

Oct 22, 2014
Authors Nicholas Kristof and wife Sheryl WuDunn attend the premiere of "Meena" at the AMC Loews Theater on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in New York.

Author and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says regular folks like us can change the world. He explains how. Plus: we remember the late, great Washington Post editor, Ben Bradlee.

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Oct 21, 2014
This undated image provided by Google, shows an early version of Google's prototype self-driving car. For the first time, California's Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling on the state's public roads. The agency is issuing permits, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 that let three companies test 29 vehicles on highways and in neighborhoods. (AP)

The future of the car: from the fuels they’ll run on, to the materials they’ll be made of, to the computers that may drive them.

 
Oct 21, 2014
David Perdue, Michelle Nunn

Two weeks to go till Midterm Election Day. We’ll look at how the biggest issues are playing out around the country.

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Introducing The Explicast: A New Podcast From On Point Radio
Friday, Oct 17, 2014

Confused about the news? Don’t worry: so are we sometimes! Introducing a new On Point Radio podcast: The Explicast. You can find Episode One right here.

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Two LIVE Tracks From Jazz Violinist Regina Carter
Friday, Oct 17, 2014

Regina Carter shares two live tracks — one arrangement, and one original composition — with Tom Ashbrook in the On Point studio.

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Our Week In The Web: October 17, 2014
Friday, Oct 17, 2014

We talk Facebook mishaps, whether Katy Perry was actually right and the glory of architectural giants and their iconic windows.

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