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Episodes

The Candidates: Elizabeth Warren

12/13/2019
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In Part 3 of our series on pivotal moments in the lives of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, we spoke with Elizabeth Warren about how she came to be known as the blow-it-up candidate. With help from Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial columnist at The Times and founder of DealBook, Harry Reid, a former Senate majority leader, and David Axelrod, a former Obama adviser, we explore Ms. Warren’s rise to prominence as an advocate for overhauling the financial system — and how that rise...

Duration:00:45:23

The Fate of Boris and Brexit

12/12/2019
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Britain is voting in a general election today. During his re-election campaign, Prime Minister Boris Johnson hitched his re-election campaign to a promise to “get Brexit done” — while selling bankers and blue-collar workers two very different visions for the country. Some hope his promise will mean restoring the United Kingdom to its past glory. But what does it actually mean? Guest: Mark Landler, London bureau chief of The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit...

Duration:00:24:30

The Articles of Impeachment

12/11/2019
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House Democratic leaders have introduced two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. But they did not include obstruction of justice. In today’s episode, we delve into the unseen fight among Democrats over whether two articles of impeachment was enough. Guest: Nicholas Fandos, who covers Congress for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: Mr. Trump used as leverageHere...

Duration:00:24:35

‘Absolutely No Mercy’

12/10/2019
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A trove of private government documents offers an unprecedented look inside China’s highly organized crackdown on Uighur Muslims — revealing Beijing’s systematic detention of as many as one million people in camps and prisons over the past three years. In one speech, China’s president ordered his subordinates to show prisoners in Xinjiang “absolutely no mercy.” Guest: Paul Mozur, a technology reporter for The New York Times based in Shanghai. For more information on today’s episode, visit...

Duration:00:24:25

The Latest: The Mueller Question

12/9/2019
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To mention the Mueller report in articles of impeachment against President Trump, or not? That’s the question Democrats have been asking. Today’s impeachment hearing before the House Judiciary Committee gave us a clue about which way they’re leaning. “The Latest” is a new series on the impeachment inquiry, from the team behind “The Daily.” You can find more information about it here.

Duration:00:05:46

A Woman’s Journey Through China’s Detention Camps

12/9/2019
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A last-minute booking, a furtive cab ride and a spy in the window. For the past year, Paul Mozur has been investigating the story of a son determined to free his mother from a repressive system of detention and surveillance in western China. In doing so, he found a crack in China’s surveillance state — and a mother on her deathbed in Xinjiang. Today, we hear from the man’s mother for the first time. Guest: Paul Mozur, a technology reporter for The New York Times based in Shanghai, spoke...

Duration:00:33:52

The Candidates: Bernie Sanders

12/6/2019
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Today: Part 2 of our series on pivotal moments in the lives of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders. Michael Barbaro speaks with Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist senator from Vermont. Mr. Sanders reflected on his early schooling in politics and how he galvanized grass-roots support to evolve from outraged outsider to mainstream candidate with little shift in his message. Guest: Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator and candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....

Duration:00:38:01

The Latest: ‘Do You Hate the President?’

12/5/2019
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced this morning that the House of Representatives would draft articles of impeachment against President Trump. But what our colleague found most striking today happened a few hours later, when a reporter for a conservative television network asked the speaker, “Do you hate the president?” “The Latest” is a new series on the impeachment inquiry, from the team behind “The Daily.” You can find more information about it here.

Duration:00:05:55

America’s Education Problem

12/5/2019
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For decades, the U.S. spent billions of dollars trying to close its education gap with the rest of the world. New data shows that all that money made little difference. Today, we investigate how that could be. Guest: Dana Goldstein, a national correspondent for The New York Times who covers education. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: Test scores haven’t improved are not proficient readers

Duration:00:24:34

The Latest: But Is It Impeachable?

12/4/2019
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The House Judiciary Committee opened a new phase of the impeachment inquiry by tackling a fundamental constitutional question: What is an impeachable offense? All the witnesses testifying in today’s hearing were in agreement, except one. “The Latest” is a new series on the impeachment inquiry, from the team behind “The Daily.” You can find more information about it here.

Duration:00:07:00

A Louder, Messier Phase of Impeachment

12/4/2019
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The House Intelligence Committee has released its impeachment report to the Judiciary Committee, signaling the end of one phase of impeachment and the beginning of another. Today, we break down the report and explore why those two phases will look so different. Guest: Julie Hirschfeld Davis, the congressional editor of The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: released its impeachment report key takeaways from the report...

Duration:00:26:51

A Deadly Crackdown in Iran

12/3/2019
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Behind the curtain of an internet blackout, the Islamic Republic’s security forces have killed at least 180 unarmed protesters. Natalie Kitroeff speaks to Farnaz Fassihi about Iran’s deadliest political unrest in decades and why the United States wanted that unrest — and has helped fuel it. Guest: Farnaz Fassihi, a reporter covering Iran for The New York Times, in conversation with Natalie Kitroeff. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background...

Duration:00:26:12

Why So Many Hospitals Are Suing Their Patients

12/2/2019
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For decades, hospitals could assume that patients with jobs and health insurance would pay their medical bills. That’s no longer the case. We speak to one woman about her skyrocketing medical costs — and the aggressive new way hospitals are forcing patients to pay up. Guest: Sarah Kliff, an investigative reporter covering health care for The New York Times, speaks with Amanda Sturgill, 41, whose health care provider took her to court in Virginia. For more information on today’s episode,...

Duration:00:27:17

The Jungle Prince, Chapter 3: A House in Yorkshire

11/27/2019
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In a ruined palace in the woods, rummaging through discarded papers, our reporter finds a clue. For more information, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration:00:36:37

The Jungle Prince, Chapter 2: The Hunting Lodge

11/27/2019
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“Ellen, have you been trying to get in touch with the royal family of Oudh?” Our reporter receives an invitation to the forest. For more information, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

Duration:00:32:43

The Jungle Prince, Chapter 1: The Railway Station

11/27/2019
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The story passed for years from tea sellers to rickshaw drivers to shopkeepers in Old Delhi. In a forest, they said, in a palace cut off from the city, lived a prince, a princess and a queen, said to be the last of a Shiite Muslim royal line. Some said the family had been there since the British had annexed their kingdom. Others said they were supernatural beings. It was a stunning and tragic story. But was it real? On a spring afternoon, while on assignment in India, Ellen Barry got a...

Duration:00:31:09

What the Bidens Actually Did in Ukraine

11/27/2019
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Yesterday, we looked at the origins of President Trump’s baseless theory that Ukraine, not Russia, meddled in the 2016 election. This theory inspired one of the two investigations he sought from Ukraine that triggered the impeachment inquiry. Today, we look at the origins of the president’s second theory. Guest: Kenneth P. Vogel, a reporter in The New York Times’s Washington bureau. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: diplomatic record...

Duration:00:27:18

Why Trump Still Believes (Wrongly) That Ukraine Hacked the D.N.C.

11/26/2019
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In the phone call at the center of the impeachment inquiry, President Trump asked Ukraine for two different investigations. Today, we explore the unexpected story behind one of them. Guest: Scott Shane, a national security reporter in the Washington bureau of The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: took root in the White House run a yearslong operation

Duration:00:25:28

What Should Happen to the Navy SEAL Chief?

11/25/2019
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An unusual battle has broken out between President Trump and top military commanders over the future of a Navy SEAL commando. Today, how a high-profile war-crimes investigation has prompted a war of words from the commander in chief — rocking the highest levels of the military. Guest: Dave Philipps, a national correspondent covering veterans and the military for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: investigated for...

Duration:00:24:53

The Latest: A Call to ‘Fox & Friends’

11/22/2019
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President Trump called into ‘Fox & Friends’ this morning to respond to all that has been said over two weeks of public impeachment hearings. The conversation offered a preview of what may become the president’s impeachment defense. “The Latest” is a new series on the impeachment inquiry, from the team behind “The Daily.” You can find more information about it here.

Duration:00:07:04