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The Takeaway, hosted by Tanzina Vega is a one-hour daily news show that reveals unexpected insights into the day’s news, fills a need for greater context, and interacts with audiences in a way that no other public radio news program offers. The Takeaway convenes conversations across social divides to give listeners not just the information, but the complex, nuanced perspectives they need for understanding and participation. 

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Producer Richie Jackson says being gay is the most special thing about him. He came out in 1983. But he warns his son -- and others -- that it’s tougher to be gay now than decades ago.

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Producer Richie Jackson says being gay is the most special thing about him, and he always felt lucky to be gay.

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Since 9/11, the Department of Justice has redirected funding and energy toward prosecuting terrorism cases, as well as immigration and national security issues.

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Since 9/11, the Department of Justice has redirected funding and energy toward prosecuting terrorism cases, as well as immigration and national security issues.

Bayard Rustin, a member of the LGBTQ community, was posthumously pardoned by Governor Newsom two weeks ago. In 1953, he was arrested in Pasadena for having sex in a parked car.

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Bayard Rustin, a member of the LGBTQ community, was posthumously pardoned by Governor Newsom two weeks ago. In 1953, he was arrested in Pasadena for having sex in a parked car.

Three days before the Nevada caucuses, six candidates will face off in a debate Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

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Three days before the Nevada caucuses, six candidates will face off in a debate Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

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A group of federal judges held an emergency meeting today to discuss Attorney General Bill Barr’s actions in some high-profile political cases that involve Roger Stone and Michael…

Justice Department faces crisis of confidence

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For decades, the political parties played a major role in ensuring a preferred, unifying candidate made it to the top of the ticket in presidential elections.

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For decades, the political parties played a major role in ensuring a preferred, unifying candidate made it to the top of the ticket in presidential elections.

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