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Picture courtesy; U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (front R) walks to the House Chamber to vote on Obamacare repeal, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 13, 2017. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters)

Week in politics: Confirmation hearings to changes for Cuban migrants 14 MIN, 22 SEC

There were the confirmation hearings, Donald Trump’s first press conference in months, the Senate’s big move to unravel Obamacare, and a big policy change on Cuban migrants.

Guests:
David Hawkings, CQ Roll Call (@davidhawkings)
Rebecca Sinderbrand, Washington Post (@sinderbrand)

What's next for the Obamas? 10 MIN, 32 SEC

The Obamas have one week left at the White House. Author and reporter Jodi Kantor has covered the president and his family for the past eight years. She shares some insight into what the Obamas might do next.

Guests:
Jodi Kantor, New York Times (@jodikantor)

Is 'Monster Trucks' so bad it's good? 14 MIN, 27 SEC

Our critics review Ben Affleck’s “Live by Night;” “Monster Trucks,” about trucks that are literally monsters; the horror film “The Bye Bye Man;” and the documentary “Saving Banksy.”

Guests:
William Bibbiani, Crave Online (@williambibbiani)
Alicia Malone, Fandango (@aliciamalone)

The long fight to establish MLK Day, and what it means for today's activists 10 MIN, 29 SEC

The push to make Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a national celebration began almost immediately after Dr. King’s assassination in April 1968. But it wasn’t until 1983 that President Ronald Reagan signed legislation to make it a federal holiday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has particular resonance with activists in today’s polarized times.

Guests:
Calinda Lee, Atlanta History Center

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