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    • In 2020, Democrats Expect a Female Front-Runner. Or Three.

    • By: Alexander Burns, Lisa Lerer
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 10 mins
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    CONCORD, N.H. — Three prominent female Democrats all but openly began running for president this week, taking their most active steps yet to challenge President Donald Trump and claim leadership of a movement of moderate and liberal women that has come to define their party during the 2018 elections.

    "In 2020, Democrats Expect a Female Front-Runner. Or Three." is from the October 19, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and Lisa Lerer and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Hillary and Bill Clinton Go Separate Ways for 2018 Midterm Elections

    • By: Alexander Burns, Matt Flegenheimer
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    For years they dominated the party, brandishing their powerful financial network and global fame to pick favorites for primary elections and lift Democrats even in deep-red states. They were viewed as a joint entity, with a shared name that was the most powerful brand in Democratic politics: the Clintons.

    "Hillary and Bill Clinton Go Separate Ways for 2018 Midterm Elections" is from the May 21, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and Matt Flegenheimer and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • A Week After the Election, Democratic Gains Grow Stronger

    • By: Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The 2018 midterm election looked last Tuesday like a serious but not crippling setback for Republicans, yet the picture has grown grimmer since then, as a more complete tally of votes has come in across the country.

    "A Week After the Election, Democratic Gains Grow Stronger" is from the November 14, 2018 U.S section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • A Week After the Election, Democratic Gains Grow Stronger

    • By: Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 11 mins
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    The 2018 midterm election looked last Tuesday like a serious but not crippling setback for Republicans, with Democrats making significant gains in congressional races but failing to deliver a comprehensive defeat to President Donald Trump and his party.

    "A Week After the Election, Democratic Gains Grow Stronger" is from the November 13, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • For Both Parties, a Political Realignment Along Cultural Lines

    • By: Jonathan Martin, Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The midterm elections Tuesday laid bare the growing chasm between urban and rural America, leaving Republicans deeply concerned about their declining fortunes in the metropolitan areas that extinguished their House majority and Democrats just as alarmed about their own struggles to win over voters in states that strengthened the GOP’s grip on the Senate.

    "For Both Parties, a Political Realignment Along Cultural Lines" is from the November 08, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • For Midterms, Supreme Court Political Drama Plays to Its Audience

    • By: Jonathan Martin, Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    BOONVILLE, Ind. — Joe Donnelly knew his audience: Addressing a group of camouflage-clad union mine workers and retirees here last weekend, the Democratic senator trumpeted his efforts to protect their pensions and health care, asked attendees to raise their hands if they knew someone with a pre-existing health condition, and made not a single mention of the upcoming Supreme Court vote that could determine his political fate in November.

    "For Midterms, Supreme Court Political Drama Plays to Its Audience" is from the July 11, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Biden Is Preparing for 2020. Can He Overcome the Hill-Thomas Hearings?

    • By: Alexander Burns, Jonathan Martin
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — At a Democratic rally in a downtown ballroom Sunday evening, Gov. Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island spoke vividly about the Senate hearings on the sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, saying her “stomach turned” as she watched. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., was indignant, vowing “no more Kavanaughs” if the Democrats win control of the Senate in November.

    "Biden Is Preparing for 2020. Can He Overcome the Hill-Thomas Hearings?" is from the October 01, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and Jonathan Martin and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Clinton Works to Keep Trump and Emails at Bay

    • By: Alexander Burns, Thomas Kaplan
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    “Clinton Works to Keep Trump and Emails at Bay” is from the United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and Thomas Kaplan and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Trump Pressed Top Republicans to End Senate Russia Inquiry

    • By: Jonathan Martin, Maggie Haberman, Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Donald Trump over the summer repeatedly urged senior Senate Republicans, including the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, to end the panel’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, according to a half-dozen lawmakers and aides. The requests were a highly unusual intervention from a president into a legislative inquiry involving his family and close aides.

    "Trump Pressed Top Republicans to End Senate Russia Inquiry" is from the November 30, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jonathan Martin, Maggie Haberman and Alexander Burns and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • What Does the Supreme Court Mean for the Midterm Elections? Here Are 2 Hints

    • By: Jonathan Martin, Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    President Donald Trump’s selection of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh as his second Supreme Court nominee could be a consequential moment for the midterm elections. Republicans hope a confirmation battle will galvanize voters on the right, while Democrats are balancing their own energized liberal base against the political pressure on some red-state Democrats to side with Trump.

    "What Does the Supreme Court Mean for the Midterm Elections? Here Are 2 Hints" is from the July 10, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • New Sales Pitch by Democrats, for Audience of Trump Voters

    • By: Matt Flegenheimer, Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    For more than a year, Democrats have raged against now-President Donald Trump, projecting their opposition as the party’s central message. In so doing, they have maintained their minority status in Congress, sustained the most stunning loss in modern presidential history and left voters with little sense of what they represent.

    "New Sales Pitch by Democrats, for Audience of Trump Voters" is from the July 24, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Flegenheimer and Alexander Burns and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Warren Says She Will Take ‘A Hard Look’ at Running for President

    • By: Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., declared on Saturday that she would “take a hard look” at running for the White House in 2020 once the midterm elections are over, and called on the country to elect a female president to fix the “broken government” in Washington.

    "Warren Says She Will Take ‘A Hard Look’ at Running for President" is from the September 29, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Republicans Abandon Vulnerable Lawmakers, Striving to Keep House

    • By: Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    DALLAS — Vice President Mike Pence laid out a hopeful vision for the midterm elections this week as he campaigned for Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas, telling Republican donors that candidates like Sessions could stop Democrats from winning the House in November.

    "Republicans Abandon Vulnerable Lawmakers, Striving to Keep House" is from the October 11, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • GOP Officials See Weaknesses in the Midterms

    • By: Alexander Burns, Kenneth P. Vogel
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    NEW YORK — A pair of top Republicans acknowledged in a private meeting Saturday that the party was battling serious vulnerabilities in the midterm elections, including what one described as widespread “hate” for President Donald Trump, and raised the prospect that Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas could lose his bid for re-election because he is not seen as “likable” enough.

    "GOP Officials See Weaknesses in the Midterms" is from the September 08, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and Kenneth P. Vogel and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Florida Republicans Face Mounting Pressure to Act on Gun Control

    • By: Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The campaign ads are already blaring, attacking Florida Republicans for supporting pro-gun laws. Now students — survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — have traveled by busloads hundreds of miles to protest in the state Capitol.

    "Florida Republicans Face Mounting Pressure to Act on Gun Control" is from the February 21, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Teacher Walkouts Threaten Republican Grip on Conservative States

    • By: Dana Goldstein, Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    CHANDLER, Ariz. — An intensifying series of red-state battles over education funding and teacher pay threatens to loosen Republicans’ grip on some of the country’s most conservative states, as educators and parents rebel against a decade of fiscal austerity that has cut deeply into public education.

    "Teacher Walkouts Threaten Republican Grip on Conservative States" is from the April 12, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Dana Goldstein and Alexander Burns and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Democrats at Crossroads: Win Back Working-Class Whites, or Let Them Go?

    • By: Jonathan Martin, Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Democrats at Crossroads: Win Back Working-Class Whites, or Let Them Go?" is from the December 15, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Debate Takeaways: Hillary Clinton Is Still Standing. So Is Donald Trump

    • By: Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Debate Takeaways: Hillary Clinton Is Still Standing. So Is Donald Trump" is from the October 10, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • It’s Donald Trump’s Convention, but the Inspiration? Nixon

    • By: Michael Barbaro, Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "It’s Donald Trump’s Convention, but the Inspiration? Nixon" is from the July 18, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael Barbaro and Alexander Burns and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Gun Marches Keep Republicans on Defense in Midterm Races

    • By: Alexander Burns, Jonathan Martin
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The passionate gun control rallies Saturday that brought out large crowds around the country sent a vivid signal that the issue is likely to play a major role in the 2018 midterm elections, and that Republicans could find themselves largely on the defensive on gun issues for the first time in decades.

    "Gun Marches Keep Republicans on Defense in Midterm Races" is from the March 25, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and Jonathan Martin and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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