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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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Jul 28, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama, center left , and Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn review an honor guard at the National Palace in Addis Ababa , Ethiopia, Monday, July 27, 2015. (AP)

The United States and Africa. What we see in and beyond President Obama’s big visit.

Jul 28, 2015
A portion of the cover of Julia Pierpont's debut novel, "Among the Ten Thousand Things." (Courtesy Random House)

Writer Julia Pierpont is getting rave reviews for her debut novel — “Among the Ten Thousand Things” — about a marriage in crisis. She joins us.

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Jul 27, 2015
The Snow BBQ best, in WBUR's kitchen. (Sarah Platt / WBUR)

From secret sauces and rubs to hickory and folklore, we will celebrate and sample the best barbecue in the land. Bring napkins!

 
Jul 27, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the American Legislative Exchange Council 42nd annual meeting Thursday, July 23, 2015, in San Diego. (Left) Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks to local residents during a meet and greet at Cecil's Cafe, Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Marshalltown, Iowa. (Right) (AP)

Sixteen Republicans are running for president. Two of them — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and former HP CEO Carly Fiorina — join us.

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Q & A: Scott Walker On The Iran Deal, Huckabee Comments
Monday, Jul 27, 2015

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker explains his opposition to the Iran Deal, his record of statewide electoral victory and why he feels he’s set to win the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination.

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Q & A: Carly Fiorina On Trump, Sexism, And Being Cut From The GOP Debate
Monday, Jul 27, 2015

Republican Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of computer giant Hewlett-Packard, joined guest host John Harwood to talk Donald Trump, the upcoming Republican candidate debate and sexism in modern life.

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Our Week In The News: July 24, 2015
Friday, Jul 24, 2015

You all really, really love to listen to our week in the news segments (that’s great) and we wonder why. Plus: Alex Trebek can’t really sing, in case you were wondering.

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