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A weekly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always informative. If Warren's asking, you want to know the answer.

Senior officials in the Trump Justice Department really have suspected the president of allegiance to Russia. They considered invoking the 25th Amendment.

The Green New Deal targets climate change--but that’s not all.

Ambassador Wendy Sherman admits she “lost it,” and broke down in “tears of anger and frustration” as lead negotiator for the Iran Nuclear Deal.

President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

Some newly elected Democrats want Trump to face impeachment.  But veterans like Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff are calling for patience.

Demands for the impeachment of President Trump are on the rise since Democrats re-took the House. But, what if the Senate refused to convict him?

Politically, Trump’s great wall may not be worth the government shutdown. But it appeals to his base, including evangelical Christians.

America’s mainstream media are obsessed with President Trump’s off-hand policymaking in military and foreign affairs.

Newly divided government could mean change in this new year… or not. House Democrats don’t always stick together--and presidential campaigns could get in the way.

When a novelist turns reporter, you don’t get journalistic cliches or more of the pack consensus.

Nick Hanauer is a billionaire. But he sees “the pitchforks coming” as the gap between “the 1%” and everyone else becomes a gaping chasm.

In 1972, California clinched the presidential nomination for Democrat George McGovern. Since then, the biggest state has become an ATM for candidates of both parties.