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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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Nov 21, 2014
President Barack Obama announces executive actions on immigration during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.  (AP)

The president throws down the gauntlet on immigration. Bloodshed and new tensions in Israel. Keystone fails. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Nov 21, 2014
Laura Ingalls Wilder, an American  writer and novelist, at age 27. Her "Little House" series is a beloved semi-autobiographical take on her childhood in the Western American plains. (South Dakota State Historical Society )

A big new look at the legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder and the woman behind the Little House.

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SHOWS
Nov 20, 2014
A shot from the AMC reality series, "Freakshow." (Jessica Brooks / AMC)

From TV to Broadway, circus sideshows — freak shows — are having a big cultural moment. What’s the history behind the comeback?

 
Nov 20, 2014
In this file photo, Hillsborough Sheriff deputy patrols outside the gate of JP Morgan Chase annual stockholders meeting held Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. JP Morgan is one of several large financial institutions currently under investigation for alleged violation of Federal bankruptcy laws. (AP)

You’re supposed to have a clean slate after bankruptcy. But that’s not always true. We’ll ask what’s going on.

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The Explicast, Episode Six: What Does A White House Press Correspondent Do?
Friday, Nov 21, 2014

We turn to White House Press Correspondents all the time for news, but we’ve never really wondered how they gather their information. Fortunately, our guest host Jessica Yellin had time to sit down with The Explicast to explain.

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Our Week In The Web: November 21, 2014
Friday, Nov 21, 2014

We offer a panel of hand-drawn digital sheep, and wonder how to best lead the rest of you to programs that matter.

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The Explicast, Episode Five: What Is Net Neutrality?
Friday, Nov 14, 2014

The Explicast dives into tech policy territory with a quick look at the real meaning of a complicated bit of tech policy known as ‘Net Neutrality.’

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