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Politics with Amy Walter: Will Impeachment Inspire more Republicans to Run for Office?

10/18/2019
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The midterm elections of 2018 served as a rude awakening for Republicans who watched their majority slip away in the House. Many Americans that had supported Donald Trump in 2016 decided to support moderate Democrats. In 2019, a record number of incumbent Republican retirements poses another challenge for the GOP. Winning back the 17 seats in districts that Trump carried in 2016 is a priority for Republicans and the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry might give them the support to do so. On...

Duration:00:47:46

The Legacy of Elijah Cummings 2019-10-17

10/17/2019
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The Legacy of Elijah Cummings On Thursday, Representative Elijah Cummings of Maryland died from “complications concerning longstanding health challenges.” Living at the Intersection of Domestic Violence and Immigration October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month. While domestic violence affects all kinds of people, immigrant women face a unique set of challenges in getting help and support. It's Not Just the Glass Ceiling — Career Barriers for Women Start at the Management...

Duration:00:26:38

The Latest: Pence and Pompeo Head to Syria 2019-10-16

10/16/2019
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The Latest: Pence and Pompeo Head to Syria Yesterday, the White House announced that Vice President Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were headed to Syria, as part of a delegation to negotiate a ceasefire agreement. Evangelical Voters and Trump: Will the Turkish Offensive in Syria Mark a Change? Some evangelicals have cast doubt on President Trump's actions, but they may still support him. From 'The Irishman' to 'Gemini Man': Is De-Aging Technology Worth the Cost? Hollywood has...

Duration:00:29:47

Trump's Rhetoric Towards the Press has Real-World Implications 2019-10-15

10/15/2019
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Trump's Rhetoric Towards the Press has Real-World Implications The Takeaway is joined by a journalist covering Washington and the Committee to Protect Journalists to discuss the implications of President Trump's attitude towards the press. Tensions Grow Between the Trump Administration and Fox News Is the relationship between the president and his favorite network changing? Officer Fatally Shoots Black Woman During Welfare Check: "If Your Safe Space Isn't Your Home, Then Where Is...

Duration:00:31:29

How Will Congress Move Forward on Impeachment, with the Trump Admin Failing to Cooperate? 2019-10-14

10/14/2019
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How Will Congress Move Forward on Impeachment, with the Trump Admin Failing to Cooperate? Some have called this a "constitutional crisis" — but are we at that moment yet? Anti-Semitism Continues to Rise Throughout the Country Acts of anti-Semitism have continued to rise throughout the nation and have doubled in Massachusetts. Sesame Street is Teaching Children About Addiction Sesame Street is now taking on the topic of addiction in an effort to speak to the many children who are...

Duration:00:36:30

Politics with Amy Walter: Digital Campaign Advertising and 2020

10/11/2019
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Even though Congress is technically on recess, it has been a busy week in the nation’s capital. The week started with a letter from White House Counsel Patrick Cipollone to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, informing the House leader that the White House was not going to participate in an impeachment inquiry that it considered unconstitutional. Resistance to the impeachment inquiry escalated when the White House refused to let the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, testify to...

Duration:00:46:07

Turkey Begins Offensive in Northern Syria: What Will Happen to the Kurds? 2019-10-10

10/10/2019
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Turkey Begins Offensive in Northern Syria: What Will Happen to the Kurds? President Trump has been criticized for turning his back on the Kurdish people in the region. Millions Without Power in California The state’s largest utility, PG&E, started cutting electricity as a precaution against wildfires. Despite Criticism, Atlanta Braves Are Resistant to Change Ryan Helsley, a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and citizen of the Cherokee Nation called out the Atlanta Braves "tomahawk...

Duration:00:40:38

Grappling with Gun Control in Washington and Kansas City 2019-10-09

10/9/2019
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Grappling with Gun Control in Washington and Kansas City Gun reform legislation in Washington stalls, and a mass shooting occurred in Kansas City, Kansas. The Expectations of Forgiveness from Black Americans in the Aftermath of Violence The end of Amber Guyger's trial sparked a conversation on the perceived responsibility of black people to be the moral compass. How are Polls Shaping the Impeachment Inquiry? Can a news story get so big that it influences polling?

Duration:00:37:28

Peter Navarro Talks Upcoming Trade Negotiations with China 2019-10-08

10/8/2019
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Peter Navarro Talks Upcoming Trade Negotiations with China "Truly a Trump miracle," the Assistant to the President on Trade says about the state of the U.S. economy. Separating Fact from Fiction on Tariffs with China China has hit back with its own retaliatory tariffs, and it’s unclear how far this trade war will go. Trial Date Set for Five Alleged 9/11 Terrorists at Guantanamo. What Will Be the Challenges? Aside from the upcoming trial, there are particular challenges for the...

Duration:00:38:40

Trump Administration Moves Ahead with Major Foreign Policy Overhauls Amid Impeachment Inquiry 2019-10-07

10/7/2019
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Trump Administration Moves Ahead with Major Foreign Policy Overhauls Amid Impeachment Inquiry Even as the Ukraine scandal embroils the White House, President Trump has continued to press forward with an often unpredictable approach to foreign policy. Why Have Civilian Casualties Gone Up During the Trump Administration? Civilian casualties have risen in many of the conflicts the U.S. is involved in since President Trump took office. Will Smart Speakers Be the New Normal? Products with...

Duration:00:37:43

Politics with Amy Walter: Quid Pro Quo My God

10/4/2019
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This week, new information about President Trump’s interactions with foreign governments have rattled Washington, D.C. While the White House works on beating back the impeachment inquiry, members of Congress are home in their districts checking in with constituents. This task might prove difficult for those representing districts that have supported the president in the past, like Democratic Congresswoman Elaine Luria from Virginia. Representative Luria joined Politics with Amy Walter to...

Duration:00:47:30

U.S. Asylum Policy is Sending Migrants to Mexico, Where They Face Kidnapping, Assault and Violence 2019-10-03

10/3/2019
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U.S. Asylum Policy is Sending Migrants to Mexico, Where They Face Kidnapping, Assault and Violence The Migrant Protection Protocols policy sends asylum seekers to Mexico to wait for their day in court. Can 'Joker' Turn Internet Outrage into Box Office Success? The Takeaway speaks with Newsday’s Rafer Guzman and New York Magazine’s Alison Willmore about "Joker" and whether the outrage surrounding its release is overblown or justified. Other segments: Bahamas Continues Hurricane Dorian...

Duration:00:29:48

Trump Inc. Explores Web of Connections Between President Trump and Ukraine 2019-10-02

10/2/2019
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Trump Inc. Explores Web of Connections Between President Trump and Ukraine Even before he became president, Donald Trump had ties with the former Soviet Republic. "It's Fueled My Fire": Formerly-Imprisoned Journalist Reflects One Year Since Khashoggi's Death Washington Post writer Jason Rezaian reflects on his colleague Jamal Khashoggi's legacy. Robbie Robertson on His New Album "Sinematic" Since leaving The Band in the 1970s, Robbie Robertson has put out multiple solo albums and...

Duration:00:39:56

Impeachment Saga Puts New Spotlight on Federal Whistleblower Complaints 2019-10-01

10/1/2019
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Last week, Joseph Maguire, Acting Director of National Intelligence, testified before Congress, as part of the impeachment inquiry launched by Democrats against President Trump. "I want to stress that I believe the whistleblower and the Inspector General, have acted in good faith throughout," Maguire said. "I have every reason to believe, that they have done everything by the book, and followed the law." The inquiry revolves around the Ukraine controversy, in which President Trump asked...

Duration:00:32:48

How Should the Media Be Covering Impeachment? 2019-09-30

9/30/2019
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How Should the Media Be Covering Impeachment? The latest Trump administration scandal has pushed the impeachment news cycle into overdrive, as mainstream media and right-wing outlets battle over control of the narrative. A Growing Catalog of Hate Symbols The Anti-Defamation League added 36 entries to its online catalog of extremist symbols, from logos of extremist groups to numbers that carry secret codes.

Duration:00:36:36

Politics with Amy Walter: In Pursuit of Impeachment

9/27/2019
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This week, President Donald Trump was accused of enlisting the President of Ukraine to investigate his political rival, Vice President Joe Biden. A whistleblower's complaint alleges that the White House tried to hide the transcript of the conversation between the two leaders. For many, the allegations leveled against President Trump this week broke the dam. Several Democrats from purple districts who previously had not supported impeachment decided to back an impeachment inquiry announced...

Duration:00:45:48

The National Conversation Around Sexual Assault, One Year Since the Kavanaugh Hearings 2019-09-26

9/26/2019
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The Changing Landscape of Impeachment Today, the acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire is testifying to Congress about the whistleblower complaint that started this all. What the Republicans Think About the Push for Impeachment The Republican response to the latest news about Ukraine, the whistleblower complaint, and moves to impeach President Trump. The National Conversation Around Sexual Assault, One Year Since the Kavanaugh Hearings Ana Maria Archila's confrontation...

Duration:00:30:53

More Democrats Call for Impeachment Amid Whistleblower Reports 2019-09-24

9/24/2019
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More Democrats Call for Impeachment Amid Whistleblower Reports Two members of Congress join to discuss whether or not impeachment is inevitable. Athletes and Sexual Assault: Why Survivors Should be Centered in the Conversation It is a tremendous risk for women to publicly come forward with their experiences of sexual assault. How Libraries Are Bridging the Digital Divide When people don’t have internet at home, or don't know how to use digital tools, they turn to their local...

Duration:00:40:20

The New Wave of Corporate Activism 2019-09-23

9/23/2019
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The New Wave of Corporate Activism More and more businesses are taking a stand on everything from gun control to climate change. Is There Anything Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Can't Do? The Takeaway speaks to NBA legend and author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about how he’s managed to find success in such a wide range of professional fields.

Duration:00:32:28