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This Southern Town Was Growing So Fast, It Passed a Ban on Growth This Southern Town Was Growing So Fast, It Passed a Ban on Growth
Mon, February, 17, 2020
Valerie Bauerlein of The Wall Street Journal explains why the small southern town of Lake Wylie, South Carolina has banned new construction for 16 months.
Facebook Clashes with Election Officials Behind the Scenes Over Policies, Misinformation Facebook Clashes with Election Officials Behind the Scenes Over Policies, Misinformation
Mon, February, 17, 2020
Brett Murphy from USA Today examines the battles between election officials and Facebook over the social media platform's unwillingness to remove false information from its site.
How Elizabeth Warren stumbled in New Hampshire and her plan for 'the long haul' How Elizabeth Warren stumbled in New Hampshire and her plan for 'the long haul'
Mon, February, 17, 2020
Joey Garrison from USA Today previews Elizabeth Warren's plans to rebound in the Democratic primaries after earning just nine percent of the vote in New Hampshire.
Has President Trump Been Hurt or Helped by Impeachment? Has President Trump Been Hurt or Helped by Impeachment?
Wed, February, 5, 2020
Jim Antle from The American Conservative analyzes the impact of the impeachment trial on President Trump's favorability.
Does Your Razor Need a Gender? Does Your Razor Need a Gender?
Wed, February, 5, 2020
Ellen Byron from The Wall Street Journal explains why more companies are releasing gender-neutral toiletries and skincare products.
Americans Stuck to Their Views Through Impeachment Trial Americans Stuck to Their Views Through Impeachment Trial
Wed, February, 5, 2020
Aaron Zitner from The Wall Street Journal examines stagnant polling numbers on President Trump throughout the impeachment trial.
How Do We Go Forward After Impeachment and the State of the Union? How Do We Go Forward After Impeachment and the State of the Union?
Wed, February, 5, 2020
Congressman Jim Banks (R-IN) reacts to the State of the Union address and previews President Trump's plans moving forward from the impeachment trial.
Brace for the Bernie Sanders Selloff Brace for the Bernie Sanders Selloff
Fri, January, 31, 2020
Rick Newman from Yahoo Finance examines the impact Bernie Sanders would have on the stock market should he win the presidency.
2020's Best and Worst Cities for Football Fans 2020's Best and Worst Cities for Football Fans
Fri, January, 31, 2020
Miami may be hosting the Super Bowl this year, but is it a good football town? John Kiernan from WalletHub breaks down the best and worst cities for football fans.
Age of Voters, Not Candidates, Could Decide Who Wins the Iowa Caucuses Age of Voters, Not Candidates, Could Decide Who Wins the Iowa Caucuses
Fri, January, 31, 2020
The Huffington Post's Kevin Robillard explains why the average age of voters will matter most in determining the winner of Monday's Iowa caucuses.
60 Miles from College: Lack of education, a way out of poverty, could 'kill rural America' 60 Miles from College: Lack of education, a way out of poverty, could 'kill rural America'
Tue, January, 28, 2020
David Jesse from The Detroit Free Press examines the connection between "education deserts" and persistent poverty in rural America.
In Iowa, a Long and Bruising Hunt for a Candidate to Love In Iowa, a Long and Bruising Hunt for a Candidate to Love
Tue, January, 28, 2020
With less than a week to go before the Iowa caucuses, The Washington Post's Jenna Johnson joins us from Des Moines to discuss the widespread uncertainty that voters are feeling as they try to choose a candidate.
Alabama Has the Deadliest Prisons in the Country. It Says It's Looking for Reforms. Alabama Has the Deadliest Prisons in the Country. It Says It's Looking for Reforms.
Tue, January, 28, 2020
Arian Campo-Flores details Alabama's attempts to fix its prison system, which is the deadliest in the country.
The Caucus Change That Has Iowa Bracing for a Hot Mess The Caucus Change That Has Iowa Bracing for a Hot Mess
Tue, January, 28, 2020
New rules for counting votes at the Iowa caucuses have people worried about an unclear result Monday night. Natasha Korecki from Politico explains how the new method could allow multiple candidates to declare victory.
As Primary Voting Nears, Joe Biden Remains Strong With Black Democrats As Primary Voting Nears, Joe Biden Remains Strong With Black Democrats
Mon, January, 27, 2020
One part of presidential primary polling that has remained consistent is Joe Biden's support from black Democrats. Joshua Jamerson from The Wall Street Journal examines the reasons why.
What the Biggest Swing County in Iowa Says About 2020 What the Biggest Swing County in Iowa Says About 2020
Mon, January, 27, 2020
The biggest swing county in Iowa is small, rural Howard County. With the Iowa caucuses a week away, John McCormick from The Wall Street Journal describes the mood of voters there.
At the Largest Gun Show in the U.S., the Focus is Women, First-Time Buyers At the Largest Gun Show in the U.S., the Focus is Women, First-Time Buyers
Mon, January, 27, 2020
Cameron McWhirter of The Wall Street Journal explains how the gun industry's latest marketing targets women and first-time buyers.
Senators Sit, Spin, and Fidget during Trump Trial Senators Sit, Spin, and Fidget during Trump Trial
Mon, January, 27, 2020
Roll Call's Niels Lesniewski details the ways senators are keeping busy during the long days of the Trump impeachment trial.
The Must-Have Qualification for Baseball's Newest Managers: TV Experience The Must-Have Qualification for Baseball's Newest Managers: TV Experience
Mon, December, 23, 2019
Want to be a MLB manager? Get a job at ESPN first. Jared Diamond from The Wall Street Journal explains why baseball teams are valuing TV experience when searching for a new skipper.
With Polling All Over the Map, Could Four Different Democrats Split the First Four States? With Polling All Over the Map, Could Four Different Democrats Split the First Four States?
Mon, December, 23, 2019
With no clear frontrunner emerging less than two months before the start of Democratic presidential primaries, Joey Garrison from USA Today presents an intriguing scenario: four different candidates splitting the first four states.
You Might Be Buying Trash on Amazon...Literally You Might Be Buying Trash on Amazon...Literally
Mon, December, 23, 2019
Even when you buy something used on Amazon, you expect it to be in good-not garbage-can-condition. Don't be so sure, says Khadeeja Safdar from The Wall Street Journal. She joins us to explore the startling trend of trash-turned-treasure sold on the website.
After Trump's Impeachment, Pelosi Ends Year With Strong Hold on Party After Trump's Impeachment, Pelosi Ends Year With Strong Hold on Party
Mon, December, 23, 2019
Natalie Andrews from The Wall Street Journal looks back on the first year of Nancy Pelosi's latest stint as Speaker of the House, a year that ends with her firmly in command of her party.
Insulin Prices Double, Causing Many People With Diabetes to Turn to Extremes Insulin Prices Double, Causing Many People With Diabetes to Turn to Extremes
Fri, December, 13, 2019
Americans with diabetes are paying upwards of $1,000 per month for insulin, which they need to survive. When some diabetics can't foot the outrageous bill, they are rationing their insulin-and dying because of it. Megan Henry from The Columbus Dispatch analyzes the startling trend.
Construction of Texas Border Wall Stalls Over Fights With Landowners Construction of Texas Border Wall Stalls Over Fights With Landowners
Fri, December, 13, 2019
Elizabeth Findell from The Wall Street Journal explains how the Trump administration's efforts to build a southern border wall have been stalled by Texas landowners refusing to cede their property.
Need to Pay the Babysitter? Don't Even Think About Using Cash. Need to Pay the Babysitter? Don't Even Think About Using Cash.
Fri, December, 13, 2019
Out with greenbacks, and in with Venmo. Julie Jargon from The Wall Street Journal explores why many young adults prefer a digital wallet over hard cash.