Matt Taibbi on KCRW

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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President Trump’s legal remedies to overturn the election continue to fail, but does it even matter?

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President-elect Joe Biden says rejoining the Paris Agreement on climate change would be among his first actions after he’s sworn in.

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