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With the memory of California Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez's Indian war-cry gaffe still fresh, author Rick Robinson joins us to talk about famous ...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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Fox News thinks it has the right solution for how to handle the unprecedented number of Republican presidential candidates for their debate in Clev...

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  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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Progressives have been going through some rough times lately, especially with their ongoing battle with President Obama over trade policy. But the...

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  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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One politician who tried to stand up for society's have-nots was George Wallace. The former Alabama governor was well known for fighting for the "...

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  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie got some bad news last week when two of his former aides were indicted on charges they deliberately blocked traf...

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  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Bernie Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont and a self-styled socialist, announced his intention to run for the Democratic nomination this...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2015
  • Length: 08:58
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We all know that, if elected, Hillary Clinton would be the first female president, and either Marco Rubio or Ted Cruz would be the first Hispanic. ...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Potential Democratic candidate Lincoln Chafee, the former governor of Rhode Island, announced a presidential exploratory committee over the past we...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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The controversy in Indiana and elsewhere over so-called religious freedom laws brings us back to a conversation about the nation's "culture wars." ...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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After 30 years in the Senate, Harry Reid is calling it quits. The 75-year old Nevada Democrat, who has been minority, majority and now minority le...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first major candidate of either political party to declare for president. Abby Livingston of the Texas Tribune w...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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With all this talk of Hillary Clinton's email controversy, we thought it'd be fun to shed some light on some other famous (and not-so famous) First...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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Senator Barbara Mikulski's step-down from her Maryland seat has already started speculation about who could take her place in 2016. Washington Coll...

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  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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The President has, as expected, vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has already scheduled a vote on a veto...

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  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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While Republicans in Congress remain furious with President Obama and his planned executive orders to alter immigration policy, the respective Sena...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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As the 2016 race heats up and the polls begin, we turn to Iowa. We hear from former governor and presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty about which cont...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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In Illinois, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is spending millions on re-election bid on Feb. 24. Some think there is a possibility he might fail to brea...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2015
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Thomas Mann of the Brookings Institution explains what powers Congress has in shaping foreign policy, and who (if anybody) benefits from Benjamin N...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
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Many of us are still stunned over the announcement that Mitt Romney, a Republican presidential hopeful in 2008 and his party's unsuccessful nominee...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
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While things may not be getting accomplished in Washington, there's plenty going on in the states. Reid Wilson of the Washington Post talks about s...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
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