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Weekend Edition: History of Presidential Illnesses and Senators who served with Joe Biden

7/13/2024
In this weekend's episode, three segments from this past week's Washington Journal – First: a deep dive into the history of presidents and candidates who have been - less than forthcoming - about their medical conditions. That is conversation with Dr. Jacob Appel a professor at New York’s Icahn School of Medicine. Then - conversations with two former senators who have both served with Joe Biden: former Democratic Senator Bob Kerrey – and former Republican Senator John Danforth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:14

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President Biden campaigns in Detroit as now more than 20 House Democrats call on him to leave the race

7/12/2024
President Biden campaigns for reelection in Detroit; more House Democrats call on president to leave the race, while others stick by him; closer look at Project 2025; Gov. Abbott (R-TX) pushes back on president's claims he could not reach him, delaying a post-Hurricane Beryl disaster declaration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:47

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Senate Democrats hear from Biden campaign senior advisers on path to victory amid concerns after debate performance

7/11/2024
Senate Democrats meet with Biden-Harris reelection campaign officials, President Biden meets Ukrainian President Zelensky at NATO summit in DC, House votes down resolution to hold Attorney General Garland in 'inherent contempt' of Congress for defying subpoena for Biden interview audio, House defeats FY2025 Legislative Branch spending bill, Senate Judiciary Committee does not approve controversial judicial nominee, FDIC Chair nominee Goldsmith Romero has Senate confirmation hearing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:00

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House passes bill to require proof of U.S. citizenship to vote

7/10/2024
House votes on bills to require proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote in federal elections and to block the Education Department's regulation to prohibit transgender discrimination at schools under Title IX, Senate Republicans block a Senate Democratic bill on abortion rights, President Biden visits AFL-CIO headquarters and speak at a NATO Summit working session, Senate committee hearing on rebuilding the collapse Key Bridge in Baltimore, House committee hearing with EPA Administrator Michael Regan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:53

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Senate & House Democrats meet privately to discuss concerns by some over President Biden's health & reelection campaign

7/9/2024
Senate & House Democrats meet privately to discuss concerns by some over President Joe Biden's health & reelection campaign, interview with Politico's Paul McLeary on NATO Summit in Washington (27), Federal Reserve Chair Powell testifies before a Senate committee on inflation and interest rates, House passes bills to block Biden Administration dishwasher and refrigerator efficiency standards, former Sen. Inhofe (R-OK) dies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:01

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Speaker Johnson lays out Republican 'peace through strength' foreign policy ahead of NATO Summit in DC

7/8/2024
Speaker Johnson (R-LA) promotes a 'peace through strength' foreign policy, Biden Administration official asked about NATO leaders' concerns about President Biden's leadership after his debate performance, President Biden calls into MSNBC to criticize what he calls Democratic party elites calling on him to drop out of race, White House asked about a Parkinson's disease expert visiting the White House over the past year, interview with Washington Post's Rick Noack in Paris on French election results. (33) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:53

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Weekend Edition: SCOTUS, Economics, Climate

7/6/2024
First: a conversation with Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center. We discuss this week's blockbuster Supreme Court decision on presidential immunity – and what it means for the criminal cases against former President Trump. Then we'll get a check of oil & gas prices as Americans hit the road this 4th of July holiday with Jim Burkhard of S&P Global Commodity Insights. Plus – as Hurricane Beryl roars through the Caribbean – the earliest Category 5 Atlantic Basin hurricane on record - we speak with Axios senior climate reporter Andrew Freedman about the increase in extreme weather events and the impact of climate change. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:55

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President Biden in Madison, Wisconsin: 'I am staying the race, and I'm going to win again'

7/5/2024
President Biden campaigns for reelection in Madison, WI, as a third sitting House Democrat - Seth Moulton (MA) calls for him to drop out following his poor debate performance against Donald Trump; U.S. adds 206,000 jobs in June; Lt. Gov. Patrick (R-TX) discusses preparations for Hurricane Beryl; British Labour Party Leader Keir Starmer becomes new prime minister after Thursday's election victories; NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg asked about Hungarian Prime Minister Orban meeting Russian President Putin in Moscow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:54

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Labour expected to beat Tories in a landslide in Great Britain's election Thursday

7/3/2024
Interview with C-SPAN's London Producer Peter Knowles on Thursday's general election in Great Britain (6), White House and Biden-Harris campaign getting more questions about whether President Biden will stay in presidential race, President Biden awards Medal of Honor to two Union soldiers who helped steal a Confederate train in 1862, Rep. Kustoff (R-TN) speaks to Israeli Knesset, National Park Service previews Fourth of July fireworks show on National Mall in Washington. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:35

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Rep. Doggett is first Democratic Member of Congress to call on President Biden to withdraw from presidential race

7/2/2024
Rep. Doggett (D-TX) is first Democratic member of Congress to call on President Biden to withdraw from presidential election, A New York Times article is headlined, "Biden's Lapses Are Said to Be Increasingly Common and Worrisome," President Biden proposes first rule to protect workers from extreme heat, federal judge puts a hold on president's pause of new LNG export permits, Haiti's new Prime Minister visits State Department in DC, 60th Anniversary of 1964 Civil Rights Act. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:26

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Supreme Court rules former President Trump has some immunity for official actions in office

7/1/2024
Interview with The Hill's Zach Schoenfeld on Supreme Court ruling that former President Trump has some immunity for official actions while president (6), former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon reports to prison for contempt of Congress in defying a January 6th Committee subpoena, Ipsos pollster Clifford Young on public's view of Biden-Trump debate, Secretary of State Blinken on French far-right party gains with voters on future of NATO. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:54

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Weekend Edition: Debates, America, Voting Rights

6/29/2024
First -- with Thursday night's first debate between President Biden and former President Trump still fresh in Americans' minds - a discussion on whether presidential debates still serve voters and ways to improve them. That conversation with Clea Connor from the group OPEN TO DEBATE Then –Yuval Levin of the American Enterprise Institute discusses his new book "American Covenant: How the Constitution Unified Our Nation—and Could Again." Plus – a conversation with Neel Sukhatme – co founder of the group FREE OUR VOTE – about efforts to restore voting rights for convicted felons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:45

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Post-CNN presidential debate rallies: former President Donald Trump in Virginia; President Joe Biden in North Carolina

6/28/2024
The day after the first presidential debate of the year, President Joe Biden heads to Raleigh, NC and Donald Trump to Chesapeake, VA, interview with USA Today's Maureen Groppe on Supreme Court decision overturning Chevron deference precedent for federal regulations (20), House passes FY2025 spending bills for DoD, DHS and State Department, Secretary of State Blinken releases annual International Religious Freedom Report, country music legend Randy Travis goes before a House Subcommittee to support requiring radio stations to pay royalties to songs' performers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:49

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President Biden & former President Trump debate tonight for the first time in the 2024 presidential election

6/27/2024
Preview of CNN Presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, Supreme Court rules women in Idaho can, for now, get emergency abortions at hospitals, Attorney General Garland announces nearly 200 arrests in $2.7 billion health care fraud crackdown, Transportation Secretary Buttigieg testifies about policies to promote EV's, Secretary of State Blinken meets UN Gaza aid coordinator, British party leaders debate immigration ahead of next week's general election. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:13

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Supreme Court rules for Biden Admin. in social media disinformation case

6/26/2024
Supreme Court rules the federal government can contact social media platforms to combat misinformation, Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas says migrant encounters on southern border have dropped since the president's executive orders, Speaker Johnson previews Thursday's presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, Rep. Luna on her resolution to hold the Attorney General in 'inherent contempt' of Congress, Rep. Bowman loses NY16th Democratic primary, State Department says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange put people in danger with 2010 by publishing confidential war documents in 2010, White House condemns start of espionage trial in Russia of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, reality TV star Paris Hilton testifies before House committee on improving foster care programs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:07

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Israel Defense Minister Gallant meets at Pentagon with Defense Secretary Austin

6/25/2024
Israel Defense Minister Yoav Gallant meets U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin at the Pentagon to discuss the Israel-Hamas war, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange released from a British prison in deal to plead guilty in U.S. court to a charge of espionage and return to Australia, House Rules Committee starts work on FY2025 national security spending bills, interview with E&E News' Mike Lee on NTSB final report hearing in East Palestine, Ohio on 2023 toxic train derailment (34), U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy declares gun violence a public health crisis, Chuck D and Lainey Wilson join State Department - YouTube Global Music Partnership to promote peace through music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:58

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Two-year anniversary of Dobbs decision highlights abortion campaign issue

6/24/2024
Two-year anniversary of the Supreme Court's Dobbs abortion decision, first presidential debate in three days, Treasury Secretary Yellen on $100 million affordable housing initiative, Gov. Youngkin (R-VA) on job-creating foreign investment, State Department on Israeli Prime Minister saying the 'intensive' phase of military operations in Gaza will soon end. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:26

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Weekend Edition: Campaign 2024 & Juneteenth

6/22/2024
First – Former Trump administration official Paul Dans discusses the Heritage Foundation's 2025 Presidential Transition Project that serves as a compilation of policy proposals for the next conservative administration. Then – Educated We Stand's Jennifer Jenkins discusses her organization's efforts to combat the influence conservatives have wielded on local education policies. Plus – Washington State University Ethnic Studies Professor R. Xach "Zack" Williams discusses the history of Juneteenth and the importance of talking and learning about regional Black history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:06

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Faith & Freedom Coalition hears from Republican lawmakers at annual conference

6/21/2024
Sens. Ernst (R-IA) and Hawley (R-MO) speak at Faith & Freedom Coalition conference, interview with The Hill's Zach Schoenfeld on Supreme Court decision upholding federal ban banning domestic abusers from having guns (18), Vice President Harris speaks to UNITE HERE union in NYC, Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr (I) on being excluded from CNN debate, Rep. Good (R-VA) on his too-close-to-call primary race, Secretary of State Blinken meets with Romanian Foreign Minister about the war in Ukraine, UN Secretary-General Gutteres says he is concerned about rising tensions between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:53

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House Intel Committee Chair Mike Turner: President Biden is 'sleepwalking' on Russian nuclear anti-satellite threat

6/20/2024
Supreme Court rejects an attempt to rule that a tax on wealth is unconstitutional, CNN says Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. did not qualify for the presidential debate next week, House Intelligence Committee chair Mike Turner (R-OH) warns about Russia's nuclear anti-satellite capabilities, Biden administration says it will divert Patriot air defense systems that were due to go to other countries to Ukraine, State Department gives the latest on the war between Israel & Hamas, and threat from Hezbollah, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) tries to pass a resolution to call for the firing of FDIC Chair Martin Gruenberg, Senate Education committee hearing on challenges facing public school teachers, Byran Barnett (R), Mayor of Rochester Hills, Michigan talks about last weekend's shooting at a splash pad in his city. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:13