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How Opinion On Policing Has Changed Since Last Summer

We look at two of this week’s biggest stories -- the killing of Daunte Wright in Minnesota...

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Americans Are More Independent But Just As Partisan

The crew discusses why the number of independents has been growing and what it means for American...

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Will Trump\'s Gains With Latino Voters Last?

Galen Druke speaks with the founders of the political research firm Equis Research, Stephanie...

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How Bipartisan Is Democrats\' Infrastructure Plan?

The crew discusses potential sticking points in the Democrats\' infrastructure plan and debates...

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Elections To Watch In 2021

The crew discuss the 2021 gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey and the very likely...

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Democrats Are Struggling On Immigration Policy

The crew puts Georgia\'s new voting laws in context and discusses the challenges facing the Biden...

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The Gold Standard For Polling Has Changed

Nate Silver and Galen Druke discuss why live caller surveys are no longer the gold standard in...

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The Attacks In Atlanta May Activate Asian Americans Politically

The crew speaks with professors Jane Junn and Karthick Ramakrishnan about the context of the...

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How The Culture Wars Of The 2020s Are Shaping Politics

Perry Bacon Jr. speaks with Galen Druke about his recent reporting on the kinds of ideas that...

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Will The Stimulus Bill Boost Democrats' Electoral Prospects?

The crew asks whether Biden's approval rating could be boosted by the American Rescue Plan and...

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Did Joe Biden Get Lucky In 2020?

With the benefit of hindsight and some time to breathe, Galen Druke reflects on key moments of...

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Cuomo's Political Future Is Unclear

The crew discusses what Cuomo's political future might hold and how New Yorkers are reacting to...

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How The Black Church Has Shaped American Politics

This installment of the podcast explores the role that the Black church plays in American...

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Is CPAC Representative Of The GOP?

The crew looks to the speeches from the past weekend's Conservative Political Action Conference...

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What The White House Thinks The Economy Needs

Member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, Heather Boushey, joins the podcast to...

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Democrats' COVID Relief Bill Is Popular

The team looks at the popularity of the Democrats' COVID relief plan and how both Democrats and...

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How The Crisis In Texas Happened

Texas has been in a dire situation this week. Millions of people were without power or heat, and...

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Why Seven Republicans Voted To Convict Trump

Nevada Democrats introduced a bill on Monday that would change their state's presidential...

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The Meaning Of Democrats' Impeachment Argument

While it appears unlikely that 17 Republicans will join Democrats in voting to convict the former...

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What Georgia Republicans' Proposed Voting Restrictions Would Do

Tia Mitchell, of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, joins the podcast to discuss what to expect...

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