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Tuesday, October 5, 2010 | 10:00 AM
Glenn Beck (AP)

Getting Glenn Beck. The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank, The Weekly Standard’s Matt Continetti, and Mark Leibovich of the New York Times, on what makes Beck tick and what makes him popular.

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Monday, September 20, 2010 | 10:00 AM
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) in Kenosha, Wis., June 3, 2010. (AP)

Rising hard-right Republican star Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin lays out his big vision for a much more conservative country.

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Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM

We speak with Politico’s Jonathan Martin about Tea Party wins in the Tuesday primaries and the wider implications for the Republican Party. Read his new article, “Soul-searching time: A GOP torn.”

 
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 | 10:00 AM
Former Gov. Sarah Palin speaks at the Glenn Beck "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington, Aug. 28, 2010. (AP)

We talk with Vanity Fair reporter Michael Joseph Gross, about his big new—and controversial — profile of Tea Party powerbroker Sarah Palin. Plus, we hear a new gospel of thrift, from a young megachurch pastor.

 
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 | 10:00 AM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. with House Minority Leader John Boehner of Ohio, Jan. 6, 2009. (AP)

The big stage-setter for the mid-term elections. Democrats on why they should be rehired. Republicans on why Dems should be fired.

 
Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM

In a Wednesday interview, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, an ’08 GOP candidate for president and a potential candidate again in 2012, said he did not favor repeal of the 14th Amendment, or birthright citizenship, and said that all children of illegal immigrants should have a path to citizenship.

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Wednesday, August 11, 2010 | 10:00 AM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is interviewed after speaking at the University of Arkansas Clinton School for Public Service in Little Rock, Ark., Dec. 14, 2009. (AP)

Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee talks GOP politics, Obama, and his own political future.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010 | 10:00 AM
Victoria Jackson speaks during a tea party rally in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, April 12, 2010. (AP)

The “isms” are flying in the age of Obama. Charges of “socialism,” “communism.” Let’s define terms. We’ll look at what’s on the table, and what’s not.

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Monday, March 15, 2010 | 10:00 AM
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Country’s in a crunch. We’ll sit down with young Americans — “millennials,” age 18 to 29 — to hear how they see the nation and their future.

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Thursday, March 11, 2010 | 11:00 AM
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Are Americans angrier than ever, or does it just seem that way? We’ll look at our hot-under-the-collar country.

 
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Apr 22, 2014
In this Dec. 17, 2012 file photo, then New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks a news conference in New York where he and dozens of shooting survivors and victims' relatives called on Congress and President Obama to tighten gun laws and enforcement. The former New York mayor, a billionaire and advocate of firearms regulation, plans to spend $50 million this year setting up a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling gun-control supporters to the polls. (AP)

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s new $50 million dollar push for gun control. We’ll look at the plan to take on Washington and the gun lobby.

Apr 21, 2014
In this 2003 photo released by the Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (FNPI), Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, left, is seen in Monterrey, Mexico. Behind is Colombian journalist Jose Salgar. Garcia Marquez died on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. (AP)

Gabriel García Márquez and his spell of magical realism. We’ll cast it again, in remembrance.

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Apr 18, 2014
This undated photo provided by NASA on April 2, 2014 shows Saturn's moon Enceladus. The "tiger stripes" are long fractures from which water vapor jets are emitted. Scientists have uncovered a vast ocean beneath the icy surface of the moon, they announced Thursday, April 3, 2014. Italian and American researchers made the discovery using Cassini, a NASA-European spacecraft still exploring Saturn and its rings 17 years after its launch from Cape Canaveral. (AP)

Oceans in Space. The new discovery on a moon of Saturn, and the possibility of life there.

 
Apr 18, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a nationally televised question-and-answer session in Moscow on Thursday, April 17, 2014. President Vladimir Putin has urged an end to the blockade of Moldova’s separatist province of Trans-Dniester. Trans-Dniester, located in eastern part of Moldova on border with Ukraine, has run its own affairs without international recognition since a 1992 war. Russian troops are stationed there.  (AP)

Deadly clashes in Eastern Ukraine. A white supremacist rocks Kansas City. The Marathon bombing anniversary. And Bloomberg on guns. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The Week In Seven Soundbites: April 18, 2014
Friday, Apr 18, 2014

Holy week with an unholy shooter. South Koreans scramble to save hundreds. Putin plays to the crowd in questioning. Seven days gave us seven sounds.

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Our Week In The Web: April 18, 2014
Friday, Apr 18, 2014

Space moon oceans, Gabriel García Márquez and the problems with depressing weeks in the news. Also: important / unnecessary infographics that help explain everyone’s favorite 1980′s power ballad.

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Some Tools And Tricks For College Financial Aid
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

Some helpful links and tools for navigating FAFSA and other college financial aid tools.

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