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Photo: Donald Trump listens as Hillary Clinton answers a question from the audience. (Rick Wilking/Reuters)

House Speaker Ryan no longer publicly supporting Trump 6 MIN, 30 SEC

Fellow Republicans say that House Speaker Paul Ryan will focus on maintaining the GOP majority in Congress, rather than campaigning with Donald Trump or defending his comments.  Shane Goldmacher, senior reporter at Politico, has more on Ryan's latest announcement and the infighting within the Republican Party.

Guests:
Shane Goldmacher, Politico (@ShaneGoldmacher)

More:
Politico on Spence denying rumors of his dropping off the GOP ticket
Trump's tweet about Speaker Ryan
NBC News poll on voters' views after tape of Trump's lewd comments

The presidential campaign goes back to the future 33 MIN, 50 SEC

America's founding fathers accused each other of crimes, hypocrisy and sexual misbehavior, but times had changed — until last night in St. Louis. As expected, Donald Trump’s comments about groping women, recorded some ten years ago, came up early last night in St. Louis. It was billed as a Town Hall, but some of the toughest questions came from the moderators.

Guests:
Karen Tumulty, Washington Post (@ktumulty)
Mona Charen, Ethics and Public Policy Institute / National Review Online (@monacharenEPPC)
Ed Kilgore, New York magazine / Democratic Strategist (@ed_kilgore)
Rick Wilson, Republican strategist and media consultant (@TheRickWilson)
Jennifer Mercieca, Texas A&M University (@jenmercieca)

More:
Charen on Trump's overdue reckoning
Tumulty on Trump's performance in second debate
Kilgore on Trump meeting 'history's lowest presidential-debate threshold'

New Yemen airstrikes change shape of war 9 MIN, 37 SEC

Why are some bloody conflicts all but ignored, while others are continually making the news? This weekend in Sana'a, capital city of Yemen, hundreds of mourners were paying their respects to a family after the death of its patriarch. The funeral was suddenly shattered by an aerial bombardment that killed more than 100 people.

Yemen researcher and analyst Sama'a Al-Hamdani, a fellow at the Sana'a Center for Strategic Studies, says the reasons the Yemeni conflict is overlooked, are often misunderstood.

Guests:
Sama'a Al-Hamdani, independent Yemen analyst (@Yemeniaty)

More:
Associated Press on the missiles fired near US a warship

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