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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Trump Steps up Criticism of Khans and GOP Leaders

    • By: Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Trump Steps up Criticism of Khans and GOP Leaders" is from the August 2, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • House Speaker Won't Defend Donald Trump, Upsetting GOP Hard-Liners

    • By: Alexander Burns, Jonathan Martin
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "House Speaker Won't Defend Donald Trump, Upsetting GOP Hard-Liners" is from the October 10, 2016 US 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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    • On Ominous Map for Trump, Three States He Has to Take

    • By: Alexander Burns, Maggie Haberman
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "On Ominous Map for Trump, Three States He Has to Take" is from the July 30, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and Maggie Haberman and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Republicans Worry That White House Disarray Is Undermining Trump

    • By: Alexander Burns, Michael D. Shear
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Donald Trump and Republicans in Washington have shaken the confidence of their supporters after a punishing and self-inflicted series of setbacks that have angered activists, left allies slack-jawed and reopened old fissures on the right.

    "Republicans Worry That White House Disarray Is Undermining Trump" is from the July 30, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and Michael D. Shear and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Congress Goes Home, and Constituents Fired-Up Over Health Care Are Waiting

    • By: Kate Zernike, Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 10 mins
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    As Republican lawmakers prepare to leave Washington for a weeklong congressional recess, liberal groups and Democratic Party organizers are hoping to make their homecoming as noisy and uncomfortable as possible.

    "Congress Goes Home, and Constituents Fired-Up Over Health Care Are Waiting" is from the February 17, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Kate Zernike and Alexander Burns and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Hispanic Official to Leave RNC in Sign of Disaffection with Trump

    • By: Jonathan Martin, Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Hispanic Official to Leave RNC in Sign of Disaffection with Trump" is from the June 01, 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race

    • By: Alexander Burns, Jonathan Martin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Doug Jones, a Democratic former prosecutor who mounted a seemingly quixotic Senate campaign in the face of Republican dominance here, defeated his scandal-scarred opponent, Roy Moore, after a brutal campaign marked by accusations of sexual abuse and child molestation against the Republican, according to The Associated Press.

    "Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race" is from the December 13, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and Jonathan Martin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The Morning After the Debate, Trump Goes on the Attack

    • By: Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "The Morning After the Debate, Trump Goes on the Attack" is from the September 27, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Standing Tall behind Trump, Christie Plays Influential Role

    • By: Alexander Burns, Maggie Haberman
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Standing Tall behind Trump, Christie Plays Influential Role" is from the July 01, 2016, United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and Maggie Haberman and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Damp, Dark and Disarrayed, Florida Starts Coping with Irma’s Aftermath

    • By: Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Florida emerged from Hurricane Irma on Monday as a landscape of blacked-out cities, shuttered gas stations, shattered trees and flooded streets, while the now-weakened storm kept sweeping northward.

    "Damp, Dark and Disarrayed, Florida Starts Coping with Irma’s Aftermath" is from the September 11, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Legal Challenges Mount Against Travel Ban Ordered by Trump

    • By: Alexander Burns
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    President Donald Trump faced intensifying legal challenges on Monday over his decree sharply restricting immigration from the Muslim world, as two Democratic-leaning states signaled that they would attack the policy in court and a Muslim advocacy group filed a lawsuit calling the order an unconstitutional religious test

    "Legal Challenges Mount Against Travel Ban Ordered by Trump" is from the January 30, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Clinton Presses Her Advantage over a Struggling Trump

    • By: Alexander Burns, Amy Chozick
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Clinton Presses Her Advantage over a Struggling Trump" is from the October 23, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexander Burns and Amy Chozick and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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