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Daily news and analysis with host Tanzina Vega

Latest Episodes

Politics with Amy Walter: Final Thoughts Before Election Day

The ongoing campaign cycle was met by a number of twists that couldn’t have been predicted. A consequential presidential race, the pandemic, an economic downturn, and the killing of George Floyd by police. As the election cycle comes to an end,Heather Long,Economics Correspondent at The Washington Post,Maya King,Politics Reporter at Politico andClare Malone,Senior Politics Writer at FiveThirtyEight analyze the last year of politics and dissect what it could mean for Tuesday’s outcome. A standard election cycle would’ve meant interacting with voters at conventions, town halls, and canvassing events. As the pandemic upended traditional forms of campaigning, we’ve spent the last few months engaging with students, teachers, small business owners, religious leaders, and individuals from across the U.S. They update us on how things have changed since we last spoke and what hopes, if any, they have riding on Election Day. The most recent national polls shows President Trump is trailing...

52 min16 h ago
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Politics with Amy Walter: Final Thoughts Before Election Day

Ahead of Election Day, Misinformation Rampant on Social Media 2020-10-29

Ahead of Election Day, Misinformation Rampant on Social Media Both Facebook and Twitter have taken steps in 2020 to more proactively slow the spread of mis-and-disinformation, butmisinformation has still been rampant on social media. A Votar: Latino Voters Confront Disinformation in 2020 In battleground states like Florida, Latino votershave been seeing awaveof mis-and-disinformation in recent weeks. Why Some Black Men are Voting for Trump Hip Hop artists have supported the President— sort of. Supreme Court Weighs In On Voting This week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided three major voting cases affecting the battleground states of Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. Fans Will Have to Look Harder to Find Charlie Brown's Great Pumpkin This Year The Peanuts' Halloween special,“It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” will not air on network TV since it debuted in 1966, but on Apple's streaming service, APPLE TV plus.

42 min1 d ago
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Ahead of Election Day, Misinformation Rampant on Social Media 2020-10-29

Hospitals Stretched Thin As COVID-19 Surges Across the U.S. 2020-10-28

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47 min2 d ago
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Hospitals Stretched Thin As COVID-19 Surges Across the U.S. 2020-10-28

Judge Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed for U.S. Supreme Court 2020-10-27

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41 min3 d ago
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Judge Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed for U.S. Supreme Court 2020-10-27

Spike in Food Insecurity Puts Strain on Households and Food Banks Nationwide 2020-10-26

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48 min4 d ago
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Spike in Food Insecurity Puts Strain on Households and Food Banks Nationwide 2020-10-26

Politics with Amy Walter: What Early Voting Patterns Tell Us About Wisconsin

This week marked the second and final debate between Joe Biden and President Donald Trump. What has felt like a never-ending election cycleis taking place against the backdrop of apandemic, an economic crisis, and a groundswell for racial justice and police reform.With less than two weeks until Election Day,Joel Payne,Democratic strategist and Host ofHere Comes the Payne,andPatrick Ruffini,Republican Party pollster and political strategist, reflect on the rest of the race. It’s been six months since the $2 trillion CARES Act was signed into law. The bill provided much-needed aid to states, businesses, and individuals who were deprived of traditional means of income as a result of the pandemic. The relief the CARES Act provided has since dried up and millions have fallen into poverty as a result.Emily Cochrane,a congressional reporter at The New York Times, shares the latest from the ongoing stimulustalks between Speaker Pelosi and Secretary Mnuchin and what could happen if a deal d...

47 min1 w ago
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Politics with Amy Walter: What Early Voting Patterns Tell Us About Wisconsin

Picking Up the Pieces from the Trump Administration's Family Separation Policy 2020-10-22

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47 min1 w ago
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Picking Up the Pieces from the Trump Administration's Family Separation Policy 2020-10-22

How White Evangelicals Could Influence the 2020 Election 2020-10-21

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45 min1 w ago
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How White Evangelicals Could Influence the 2020 Election 2020-10-21

Former RNC Chair Michael Steele on Why He's Fighting to Defeat Donald Trump 2020-10-20

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55 min1 w ago
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Former RNC Chair Michael Steele on Why He's Fighting to Defeat Donald Trump 2020-10-20

Amazon Workers are Feeling the Crunch Amid the Pandemic 2020-10-19

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44 min1 w ago
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Amazon Workers are Feeling the Crunch Amid the Pandemic 2020-10-19

Latest Episodes

Politics with Amy Walter: Final Thoughts Before Election Day

The ongoing campaign cycle was met by a number of twists that couldn’t have been predicted. A consequential presidential race, the pandemic, an economic downturn, and the killing of George Floyd by police. As the election cycle comes to an end,Heather Long,Economics Correspondent at The Washington Post,Maya King,Politics Reporter at Politico andClare Malone,Senior Politics Writer at FiveThirtyEight analyze the last year of politics and dissect what it could mean for Tuesday’s outcome. A standard election cycle would’ve meant interacting with voters at conventions, town halls, and canvassing events. As the pandemic upended traditional forms of campaigning, we’ve spent the last few months engaging with students, teachers, small business owners, religious leaders, and individuals from across the U.S. They update us on how things have changed since we last spoke and what hopes, if any, they have riding on Election Day. The most recent national polls shows President Trump is trailing...

52 min16 h ago
Comments
Politics with Amy Walter: Final Thoughts Before Election Day

Ahead of Election Day, Misinformation Rampant on Social Media 2020-10-29

Ahead of Election Day, Misinformation Rampant on Social Media Both Facebook and Twitter have taken steps in 2020 to more proactively slow the spread of mis-and-disinformation, butmisinformation has still been rampant on social media. A Votar: Latino Voters Confront Disinformation in 2020 In battleground states like Florida, Latino votershave been seeing awaveof mis-and-disinformation in recent weeks. Why Some Black Men are Voting for Trump Hip Hop artists have supported the President— sort of. Supreme Court Weighs In On Voting This week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided three major voting cases affecting the battleground states of Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. Fans Will Have to Look Harder to Find Charlie Brown's Great Pumpkin This Year The Peanuts' Halloween special,“It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” will not air on network TV since it debuted in 1966, but on Apple's streaming service, APPLE TV plus.

42 min1 d ago
Comments
Ahead of Election Day, Misinformation Rampant on Social Media 2020-10-29

Hospitals Stretched Thin As COVID-19 Surges Across the U.S. 2020-10-28

For transcripts, see individual segment pages.

47 min2 d ago
Comments
Hospitals Stretched Thin As COVID-19 Surges Across the U.S. 2020-10-28

Judge Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed for U.S. Supreme Court 2020-10-27

For transcripts, see individual segment pages.

41 min3 d ago
Comments
Judge Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed for U.S. Supreme Court 2020-10-27

Spike in Food Insecurity Puts Strain on Households and Food Banks Nationwide 2020-10-26

For transcripts, see individual segment pages.

48 min4 d ago
Comments
Spike in Food Insecurity Puts Strain on Households and Food Banks Nationwide 2020-10-26

Politics with Amy Walter: What Early Voting Patterns Tell Us About Wisconsin

This week marked the second and final debate between Joe Biden and President Donald Trump. What has felt like a never-ending election cycleis taking place against the backdrop of apandemic, an economic crisis, and a groundswell for racial justice and police reform.With less than two weeks until Election Day,Joel Payne,Democratic strategist and Host ofHere Comes the Payne,andPatrick Ruffini,Republican Party pollster and political strategist, reflect on the rest of the race. It’s been six months since the $2 trillion CARES Act was signed into law. The bill provided much-needed aid to states, businesses, and individuals who were deprived of traditional means of income as a result of the pandemic. The relief the CARES Act provided has since dried up and millions have fallen into poverty as a result.Emily Cochrane,a congressional reporter at The New York Times, shares the latest from the ongoing stimulustalks between Speaker Pelosi and Secretary Mnuchin and what could happen if a deal d...

47 min1 w ago
Comments
Politics with Amy Walter: What Early Voting Patterns Tell Us About Wisconsin

Picking Up the Pieces from the Trump Administration's Family Separation Policy 2020-10-22

For transcripts, see individual segment pages.

47 min1 w ago
Comments
Picking Up the Pieces from the Trump Administration's Family Separation Policy 2020-10-22

How White Evangelicals Could Influence the 2020 Election 2020-10-21

For transcripts, see individual segment pages.

45 min1 w ago
Comments
How White Evangelicals Could Influence the 2020 Election 2020-10-21

Former RNC Chair Michael Steele on Why He's Fighting to Defeat Donald Trump 2020-10-20

For transcripts, see individual segment pages.

55 min1 w ago
Comments
Former RNC Chair Michael Steele on Why He's Fighting to Defeat Donald Trump 2020-10-20

Amazon Workers are Feeling the Crunch Amid the Pandemic 2020-10-19

For transcripts, see individual segment pages.

44 min1 w ago
Comments
Amazon Workers are Feeling the Crunch Amid the Pandemic 2020-10-19
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