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This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.

Political debate or political circus?

This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.

from To the Point

Many people on the left are disappointed with Robert Mueller’s report.  There was a nearly two year buildup to it.

What does the partial exoneration of Trump mean for the media?

Many people on the left are disappointed with Robert Mueller’s report.  There was a nearly two year buildup to it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Director James Comey told Congress today the FBI is investigating claims that the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia – and firmly denied the President's accusation that Barack…

Political drama intensifies on Capitol Hill

Director James Comey told Congress today the FBI is investigating claims that the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia – and firmly denied the President's accusation that Barack…

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Josh Barro and Ken White revisit executive privilege and whether a former president can make a strong claim to keep records private.

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Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a historic bill for California last week.

from Greater LA

Andrew Cockburn brilliantly documents the motivations behind the U.S. military’s war lust in his new book, “Spoils of War.”

from Scheer Intelligence

Josh, Tim and David talk about the infrastructure bill. Then, Dr. Steve Gottlieb joins us to talk about what went wrong with the United States’ COVID response.

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