Betsy Woodruff

Daily Beast

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Betsy Woodruff is a political reporter for the Daily Beast. She is a former staff writer for Slate.

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Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

A shutdown looms, again

Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, appeared in court today on charges including money laundering to evade taxes.

Manafort indicted, adviser pleaded guilty for lying to FBI

President Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, appeared in court today on charges including money laundering to evade taxes.

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Wisconsin’s Scott Walker is a political anomaly, a Republican governor in a blue state.

Scott Walker Race

Wisconsin’s Scott Walker is a political anomaly, a Republican governor in a blue state.

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“Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington” details the brave and sometimes salacious characters of Washington D.C.’s gay culture during the 20th century.

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Amazon has taken bigger cuts of each transaction over the past seven years, and its artificially low prices contribute to inflation, says a Columbia law professor.

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The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo is the only nationally recognized Black rodeo in the U.S. Today it reaches more than 130,000 spectators, which makes it more popular than ever.

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One reporter visited 10 of the most popular grocery stores in LA and found dramatic differences in prices for goods such as bread, avocados and coffee.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Michelle Wilde Anderson speaks to Robert Scheer about how four working class towns struggling with poverty and broke governments still managed to progress.

from Scheer Intelligence

On the day the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, staff at a San Antonio abortion clinic had to turn away patients who were already scheduled for the procedure there.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Panelists discuss Biden’s responses to recent mass shootings and SCOTUS’ decision to end federal abortion rights. Do voters care that Biden scored points at summits abroad?

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The comedian and host of two popular progressive podcasts offers her take on why the American left keeps getting things wrong.

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Host Gustavo Arellano and panelists discuss the latest revelations from the January 6 Select Committee, climate legislation, and rising COVID cases.

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