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Another day brings another fragile ceasefire in Aleppo. The International Committee of the Red Cross says buses and ambulances are now evacuating people — after the first convoy was fired on by snipers.
Erika Solomon, Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times, joins us from Beirut.
The Pro-Life movement plans to hold Donald Trump to written promises he made late in the general election campaign. Leaders say they're more energized than at any time since Roe v. Wade granted women the right to choose 43 years ago.
Next month, Republicans in Congress are prepared to introduce new federal restrictions on abortion as well as complete de-funding of Planned Parenthood. We hear what that could mean — especially in Blue states, where Planned Parenthood provides a whole range of women's health services.
Sheryl Gay Stolberg, New York Times (@SherylNYT)
Marilyn Musgrave, Susan B. Anthony List (@SBAList)
Sue Dunlap, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (@PPLosAngeles)
Mary Ziegler, Florida State University (@FSUCollegeofLaw)
Ilyse Hogue, NARAL Pro-Choice America (@NARAL)
On Monday, 538 members of the Electoral College will meet to cast ballots for president and vice president and there's much debate about whether electors should — or legally could -- vote their conscience. Is there any chance of de-railing the President-elect? Martin Sheen, Debra Messing and other Hollywood performers have a message for the Electors: vote your conscience:
Lawrence Lessig after delivering a lecture at Wesleyan University in 2010
Photo by Sage Ross
Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig briefly ran for the Democratic presidential nomination. He's now part of a group called Electors Trust, offering legal advice to electors in states that voted for Donald Trump.
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US elections: How far have we come since Bush v. Gore? This program began in the year 2000 with coverage of the contested election of President George W. Bush. Changes in the following 17 years were supposed to improve the integrity of the electoral process. Is the "guarantee" that every American has the right to vote more — or less — a reality?
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