David Von Drehle

Editor-at-Large, Time Magazine

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White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is behind many of Donald Trump’s policies, including the recent travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

How Steve Bannon shapes policy here and abroad

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is behind many of Donald Trump’s policies, including the recent travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Democrats are struggling to hold their majority in the US Senate after the November elections. Now they’re looking for help in the most unlikely of places—the very red state of Kansas.

Kansas Race Now One of the Hottest Contests in the Midterms

Democrats are struggling to hold their majority in the US Senate after the November elections. Now they’re looking for help in the most unlikely of places—the very red state of Kansas.

from To the Point

With  Washington Mutual  the latest Wall Street domino to fall, Democrats blame  John McCain  for urging House Republicans to hold up the taxpayer bailout.

The Financial Crisis and the Presidential Campaign

With Washington Mutual the latest Wall Street domino to fall, Democrats blame John McCain for urging House Republicans to hold up the taxpayer bailout.

from To the Point

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Proposition 16 would overturn California's ban on affirmative action. Proposition 15 would raise taxes on some commercial properties.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk through the New York Times reporting on President Trump’s taxes and his “self-funded” 2016 campaign.

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T he Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to debate and vote on the president’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The debate starts at 6 a.m. PT.

The first day of hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett kicked off today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Much of President Donald Trump’s image revolves around an aggressive, alpha dog persona. It appeals to many men and women in America.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It was the last debate of the campaign, and it was less crazy than the last one. NBC’s Kristen Welker kept it on lockdown with some help from a mute button.

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