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Slate Money: May the Fox Be With You Edition

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Slate Money on Disney acquiring Fox, Apple acquiring Shazam, and bitcoin futures

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Dec 16, 2017

Stocks Close at New Highs; Revised GDP Estimate Due

WSJ What's News

Weekend Edition for December 16-17: Stocks closed at new record highs after more GOP senators switched their votes to yes on tax reform. Plus, in the new week, we'll get the final revised estimate of third quarter economic growth.

12 Min

Dec 16, 2017

All The President's Accusers

Slate's Trumpcast

Virginia Heffernan is joined by Dahlia Lithwick and Jacob Weisberg to discuss all the sexual misconduct accusations against the President and what can be done about them.

31 Min

Dec 15, 2017

Trumpcast: All The President's Accusers

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Virginia Heffernan is joined by Dahlia Lithwick and Jacob Weisberg to discuss all the sexual misconduct accusations against the President and what can be done about them.

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Dec 15, 2017

Gist: Jeff Ross Got Bored, So He Got Political

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

The comedian’s latest roast takes the conversation around immigration down to the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Dec 15, 2017

Jeff Ross Got Bored, So He Got Political

Slate's The Gist

The comedian’s latest roast takes the conversation around immigration down to the U.S.-Mexico border.

32 Min

Dec 15, 2017

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Dec 15, 2017
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Stocks close at records on rising hopes for tax reform. Fewer signups expected for Obamacare plans. Fed vice-chairman Randal Quarles to recuse himself from matters related to Wells Fargo. Charlie Turner reports.

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Dec 15, 2017
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A spoiler-filled review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

12 min
Dec 15, 2017
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P.M. Edition for December 15th: Republicans make changes to the child tax credit. Plus, what does the repeal of net neutrality mean for you?

17 min
Dec 15, 2017
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What does it mean to be an ally of the United States?

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Dec 15, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Marco Rubio gets want he wants, a Trump nominee gets humiliated, and Oxford Dictionaries gets creative—maybe a little too creative.

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Dec 15, 2017
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Republicans clear a child-care hurdle toward tax-plan passage. Trump says a pardon for Mike Flynn not being considered at this time. Interest in law school is on the rise. J.R. Whalen reports.

23 min
Dec 15, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Kate Bachelder and Paul Gigot on the final tax reform bill.

1 min
Dec 15, 2017
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Expect fresh figures on industrial production and manufacturing Friday. Connecticut faces a budget shortfall. And pharmaceutical giant Teva cuts a quarter of its workforce. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 15, 2017
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June Thomas on Scenes of Workplace Sexual Harassment: From “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” to “The Office”

43 min
Dec 15, 2017
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POLITICO reporters discuss Democrat Doug Jones' victory in Alabama and what that win means for 2018 congressional races to come, President Trump's tweet blasting Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

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Dec 15, 2017
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On criticisms of the show and being a woman of color in a writers’ room.

7 min
Dec 15, 2017
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A.M. Edition for December 15: The FCC voted Thursday to undo net neutrality rules enacted during the Obama administration. Plus, the Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin looks at the proposed tax reform bill's likely winners and losers.

54 min
Dec 14, 2017
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Our Alabama reactions, Kristen in the NYT, Margie has a poll on women in the workplace, and there's lots of new Christmas polling

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Dec 14, 2017
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How Chris Hurst became one of Virginia’s newest state representatives, with some indirect help from a petting zoo.

18 min
Dec 14, 2017
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How Chris Hurst became one of Virginia’s newest state representatives, with some indirect help from a petting zoo.

25 min
Dec 14, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Walter Shaub about the Office of Government Ethics, principled governance, and what it's like to run a federal agency.

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Dec 14, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Walter Shaub about the Office of Government Ethics, principled governance, and what it's like to run a federal agency.

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Dec 14, 2017
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss Democrat Doug Jones’s win in Alabama, the current state of the tax bill and the transgressions of men in the headlines.

56 min
Dec 14, 2017
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David Plotz, Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson discuss Democrat Doug Jones’s win in Alabama, the current state of the tax bill and the transgressions of men in the headlines.

1 min
Dec 14, 2017
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Stocks fall on uncertainty over tax reform. Media stocks get a bump from Disney's purchase of 21st Century Fox assets. More Americans fall behind on student loans. Charlie Turner reports.

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Dec 14, 2017
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What do we mean by creativity? How can we encourage it and measure it? From imaginary friends to jazz musicians in fMRI machines, we explore the creative brain.

19 min
Dec 14, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on Rex Tillerson's remarks and Chinese interference in Australian politics.

10 min
Dec 14, 2017
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P.M. Edition for December 14th: The FCC has voted to roll back net neutrality rules approved under the Obama Administration. Plus, Disney will pay $52.4 billion to buy assets from 21st Century Fox.

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Dec 14, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Blake Farenthold’s long goodbye, Trump’s fragile ego, and Joe Biden Joe Bidens on The View.

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Dec 14, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss Periscope's problem with online predators with Slate's April Glaser, Rebecca's big news, Carvell's creeping fail, and Gabe's three kiss accident in "Triumphs and Fails" and "Recommendations".

1 min
Dec 14, 2017
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Disney to buy Fox's movie and TV assets. Pandora steps up its listener experience to compete with rival Spotify. Americans opened their pocketbooks wide in November to kick off the holiday shopping season. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 14, 2017
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The Stalin biographer on the secret to understanding the mind of an autocrat.

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Dec 14, 2017
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The DoubleX Gabfest on the party of purity, Slack, and “Cat Person."

1 min
Dec 14, 2017
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A top Justice Department official defends the agency's integrity. Google's new artificial-intelligence lab. Thursday's economic calendar. Tanya Bustos reports.

11 min
Dec 14, 2017
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A.M. Edition for December 14th: Thursday marks five years since the deadly shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Plus, a Wall Street Journal investigation into public comments on federal agency websites exposes thousands of fakes.

75 min
Dec 13, 2017
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Ringing in Hanukkah with Jordana Horn Gordon and Reza Aslan

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Dec 13, 2017
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The Alabama election, as much of an upset as it was, restored a sense of normalcy in politics.

24 min
Dec 13, 2017
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The Alabama election, as much of an upset as it was, restored a sense of normalcy in politics.

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Dec 13, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop travels back to August 3, 1981 when 12,000 air traffic controllers walked off their jobs.

31 min
Dec 13, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop travels back to August 3, 1981 when 12,000 air traffic controllers walked off their jobs.

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Dec 13, 2017
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The Dow and Nasdaq closed higher Wednesday, after the Fed announced it will raise interest rates. Republicans hope to hold a final vote on their tax overhaul next week. And nearly five million Americans are in default on their federal student loans. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

6 min
Dec 13, 2017
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P.M. Edition for December 13th: House and Senate Republicans reached an agreement on the tax overhaul bill Wednesday, clearing the way for a final vote next week. Meanwhile, Democrats are hoping to delay that vote, until Senate-elect Doug Jones of Alabama is sworn in.

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Dec 13, 2017
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Will the end of net neutrality be the start of an Internet ice age?

0 min
Dec 13, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the rundown: Omarosa’s out at the White House; Newtown looks back five years later; and Doug Jones nails his exit at his victory rally.

26 min
Dec 13, 2017
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The Democratic Senate victory in Alabama and what it means for tax reform and 2018.

50 min
Dec 13, 2017
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With Howard Dean, David Brooks, Melissa Harris-Perry, and Robert George

1 min
Dec 13, 2017
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Republicans say they won't delay as vote on tax overhaul bill. New York State outlaws use pf some personal information for determining insurance premiums. Nina Simone and Bon Jovi among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's newest inductees. J.R. Whalen reports.

7 min
Dec 13, 2017
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A.M. Edition for December 13th: The Fed wraps up its two-day policy meeting on Wednesday. A surprise win for Democrats in Alabama. Plus, a slate of natural disasters could mean big losses for insurance companies.

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Dec 13, 2017
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Former Nixon Lawyer John Dean and Daniel Ellsberg Analyze the Trump Moment

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Dec 13, 2017
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Julia Turner, Steven Metcalf, and Dana Stevens discuss the new film I, Tonya, Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with Slate's Willa Paskin, and The New Yorker's short story Cat Person.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Democrat Doug Jones scores upset victory in Alabama. Federal Reserve expected to increase interest rates on Wednesday, and several more times next year. U.S. investigating possible corruption surrounding awarding of 2016 Olympics to Brazil. J.R. Whalen reports.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Don’t blame a Roy Moore win on low black turnout.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Don’t blame a Roy Moore win on low black turnout.

1 min
Dec 12, 2017
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The Dow and S&P closed higher Tuesday. Russian Olympic authorities say they'll support independent athletes. And lawmakers consider a slightly higher corporate tax rate. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

8 min
Dec 12, 2017
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P.M. Edition for December 12th: Online shoppers have a sizeable influence on inflation. Plus, President Trump and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand spar over sexual misconduct allegations against him. Also, Nintendo aims to win the smartphone game.

38 min
Dec 12, 2017
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More than two million Americans will spend the holidays locked up in a jail or prison. In the Bay Area, volunteers spend a few hours inside San Quentin State Prison's cell blocks singing holiday songs with the men. It's an annual tradition.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Josh Voorhees explains Trump’s morning tirade against Kirsten Gillibrand, shares an emotional interview in Alabama, and tells you about an unidentified object that is currently in the midst of an interstellar drive-by of our solar system.

23 min
Dec 12, 2017
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Kirsten Gillibrand vs. Trump on sexual harassment, and a second special counsel on Russia?

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Dec 12, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The "Schrödinger's Stolen Cat" Edition

1 min
Dec 12, 2017
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The Port Authority bombing suspect is facing terrorism charges. Insurers could have record losses this year. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has died. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 12, 2017
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Biblical scholar Mark Ward discusses his forthcoming book, Authorized: The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible.

65 min
Dec 12, 2017
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The retired general and former CIA director explains why he thinks Trump’s foreign policy is more continuation than change, what he knows about Mike Flynn, and

29 min
Dec 12, 2017
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Why did it take so long for people to care about Watergate?

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Dec 12, 2017
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Why did it take so long for people to care about Watergate?

1 min
Dec 12, 2017
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The Fed's final policy meeting of 2017 begins Tuesday. Transgender recruits can enlist in the military next year. And, U.S. hiring stays steady. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

5 min
Dec 12, 2017
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A.M. Edition for December 12th: The Federal Reserve holds its final policy meeting of the year. Plus, retailers are decluttering discounts by doing more markdown math.

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Dec 11, 2017
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The downside of progress is that someone has to lose. Where does all that energy go? In Alabama, a lot of it is going to Roy Moore.

25 min
Dec 11, 2017
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The downside of progress is that someone has to lose. Where does all that energy go? In Alabama, a lot of it is going to Roy Moore.

21 min
Dec 11, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with The Washington Post's Erik Wemple about Trump's most recent round of attacks on the press and about the reporting errors over the last week on the Russia investigation.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg chats with The Washington Post's Erik Wemple about Trump's most recent round of attacks on the press and about the reporting errors over the last week on the Russia investigation.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Warren Cromartie and the Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh to discuss Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton; David Epstein joins to assess Russia’s Olympics ban; and Daniel Libit talks about his muckraking site NM Fishbowl.

1 min
Dec 11, 2017
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Another record day for the Dow. Activist investor Carl Icahn launches a second offensive against Xerox. Celebrity chef Mario Batali steps down from his restaurant company amid sexual misconduct allegations. J.R. Whalen reports.

10 min
Dec 11, 2017
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P.M. Edition for Monday, December 11th: New York City arrested a Bangladeshi immigrant who allegedly set off an explosion Monday morning at a major transit hub. Also, why small investors could be in for a hefty tax bill under the Senate version of the GOP tax bill.

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Dec 11, 2017
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Josh Voorhees tries out a new format today: He has the latest on sexual misconduct accusation against Donald Trump, tells you about some wildly different Senate polls in Alabama, and points you to a new short story that has the Internet talking.

1 min
Dec 11, 2017
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Police search for clues in Monday attack at Port Authority bus terminal. Senate tax overhaul could adversely impact small investors. And Saudi Arabia is re-opening its movie theaters. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

22 min
Dec 11, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Joseph Sternberg on a NYC terror attempt, Brexit progress and European anti-semitism.

45 min
Dec 11, 2017
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Ex-CIA deputy director and two time acting director Michael Morell joins Susan Glasser to talk Trump, social media and how the intelligence community failed on Russia.

36 min
Dec 11, 2017
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The state's case isn't perfect; it may not even be good enough

1 min
Dec 11, 2017
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Apple's Jony Ivy returns to design chief role. Talks are underway that would create the nation's largest hospital owner. A wrinkle in the GOP tax proposal would tax some high-income business owners at more than 100%. J.R. Whalen reports.

9 min
Dec 10, 2017
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A.M. Edition for Monday, December 11th: Welfare programs could be in the crosshairs as lawmakers push the GOP tax plan forward. Plus, 750,000 people in the U.S. have already come down with flu-like illnesses this season.

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Dec 9, 2017
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Jacob sits down with Dr. Jess Ting, a plastic surgeon who specializes in transgender surgery at Mt. Sinai hospital in New York City.

43 min
Dec 10, 2017
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Jacob sits down with Dr. Jess Ting, a plastic surgeon who specializes in transgender surgery at Mt. Sinai hospital in New York City.

27 min
Dec 9, 2017
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Our man in Birmingham explains how Roy Moore went from political pariah to anti-establishment champion.

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Dec 8, 2017
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Slate Money on the United States, Brexit, and Venezuelan cryptocurrency

11 min
Dec 9, 2017
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Weekend Edition for December 9-10: A strong November jobs report pushes stocks to a higher close. Plus, investors anticipate a third interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.

1 min
Dec 8, 2017
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Stocks pushed higher Friday, on a strong November jobs report. Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell is leaving her post early next year. And a measure of consumer sentiment dipped in December, but household confidence is still high. Annmarie Fertoli reports.

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Dec 8, 2017
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Josh Voorhees with the latest on Roy Moore and his accuser’s yearbook, and on Rep. Trent Franks and his curious story of surrogacy in the workplace.

6 min
Dec 8, 2017
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P.M. Edition for December 8: Wildfires continue burning in California. Plus, why the Fed is expected to lift rates for a third time this year.

25 min
Dec 8, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Bill McGurn and Paul Gigot on Al Franken and Roy Moore, and the accelerating U.S. economy.

1 min
Dec 8, 2017
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The U.S. saw strong employment figures for November but concerns remain over wage growth. Britain and the EU reach Brexit 'divorce' terms. Airports and airlines battle over proposed fee increases on air-traveler tickets. J.R. Whalen reports.

8 min
Dec 8, 2017
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A.M. Edition for December 8th: The U.S. economy added 228,000 jobs last month. Plus, GE says it misjudged demand and will cut 12,000 jobs.

18 min
Dec 8, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Geoffrey Skelley – associate editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics. The two discuss the upcoming Alabama senate race.

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Dec 8, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Geoffrey Skelley – associate editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics. The two discuss the upcoming Alabama senate race.

42 min
Dec 8, 2017
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POLITICO reporters discuss the Alabama Senate Race, sexual misconduct in congress and the politicians to watch in 2018.