Q&A: Sam Sanders on his new NPR show, audience engagement, 'going off script' – Columbia Journalism Review

Photo courtesy of NPR Sam Sanders is on a mission: to go beyond the headlines. His new NPR talk show, It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders, covers what’s happening and also tries to understand how it makes people feel. As one of the original co-hosts of the NPR Politics Podcast, Sanders broke down the 2016 election cycle for listeners near and far. He’ll be bringing the same charm and sense of humor to the

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The Liberty Extra Conservative summer reading list at Alabama high school stirs attention – CNN

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Nancy Pelosi's battle against the GOP politics of personal destruction – The Hill (blog)

First the GOP, aided by Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, played the politics of personal destruction to foment hatred against Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonNancy Pelosi’s battle against the GOP politics of personal destruction Former Trump adviser who called for Clinton to be shot attends White House bill signing Poll: Americans believe Comey more than Trump over firing MORE. Now the GOP, trapped by its tie to the most unpopular new president in history, is waging a

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Tim Ryan says he doesn't have 'any interest' in running for Nancy Pelosi's spot – cleveland.com

Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan, a Democrat from the Youngstown area, said Friday he has no plans to challenge House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for a leadership position. Ryan challenged Pelosi to be the top House Democrat in January, falling short by a vote of 63-134. Reports began circulating of another possible coup from upset Democrats on Thursday after Ryan and several other caucus members held private meetings about the state of the party and the polarizing

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The Liberty Extra Sarah Palin's political brand has been reduced to a clickbait farm – Salon

Quick: When was the last time you thought about former Democratic presidential candidates Bill Richardson, Dennis Kucinich or Mike Gravel? Chances are, it’s been a while. If you’re a conservative Republican, however, more than likely, in the past few weeks, you’ve read or been forwarded an article found on the myriad of publications and “advertorial” websites that have been launched by failed GOP candidates like Mike Huckabee, Ron Paul, Alan West — or Herman Cain. Whether

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The Liberty Extra The Conservative Con That Gave Us Trumpcare – Boston Review

Jun 22, 2017 13 Min read time Image: Wikimedia Commons Arguments against progressive reform have long been based on anti-New Deal rhetoric. The AHCA is no exception. On June 16, 2017, The Washington Post published an op-ed in favor of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) by Michael A. Needham, CEO of Heritage Action America, the lobbying arm of the conservative Heritage Foundation. The article is remarkable not because its arguments are original but because

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Trump's core voters could suffer most under GOP health bill, but they may not punish him for it – CNBC

The Senate health-care bill has sharpened the central political question surrounding the 2017 Republican agenda: Will the voters who made Donald Trump president rebel? Like the House health-care bill, the Senate version would roll back Obamacare’s expansion of insurance coverage under Medicaid. While cutting Obamacare’s taxes on the rich, it would shrink both subsidies and requirements on insurers for coverage on exchange marketplaces, leaving many beneficiaries with skimpier protection and higher deductibles. Those changes threaten

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