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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 24, 2014
Ottawa police officers, with Parliament Hill in the background, guard the area around the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa on Thursday. (Reuters/Landov)

Gunfire in Canada’s capital. Billionaire millions hit the midterms. Huge airbag recall. Ben Bradlee is dead. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Oct 24, 2014
Andrew (Miles Teller) and his often demanding conductor, Terrence (J.K. Simmons) in a scene from the new film, "Whiplash." (Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics)

The new movie “Whiplash”. The thin line between obsession and abuse on the road to greatness. In music, the arts…sports.

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Oct 24, 2014
Andrew (Miles Teller) and his often demanding conductor, Terrence (J.K. Simmons) in a scene from the new film, "Whiplash." (Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics)

The new movie “Whiplash”. The thin line between obsession and abuse on the road to greatness. In music, the arts…sports.

 
Oct 24, 2014
Ottawa police officers, with Parliament Hill in the background, guard the area around the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa on Thursday. (Reuters/Landov)

Gunfire in Canada’s capital. Billionaire millions hit the midterms. Huge airbag recall. Ben Bradlee is dead. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The Explicast, Episode Two: Why Is Election Day On A Tuesday?
Friday, Oct 24, 2014

The Explicast is back for another round. This time, we’re looking at Election Day, and why we all keep voting on a random Tuesday in early November.

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Our Week In The Web: October 24, 2014
Friday, Oct 24, 2014

On comments, comment sections, and ROY G BIV.

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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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