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    • Is the Gop the Law and Order Party? Not so Much.

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    For a party that claims to be “tough on crime,” Republicans seem pretty confused by what it means to hold criminals to account.

    "Is the Gop the Law and Order Party? Not so Much." is from the December 10, 2018 Op-Ed section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Free-Speech Conservatives, This Is Your Call to Arms

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
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    To all those supposed constitutional conservatives out there, consider this your call to arms: The First Amendment is under direct attack, and this time from a much more powerful foe than misguided college freshmen.By whom I mean: the ostensible leader of the free world.

    "Free-Speech Conservatives, This Is Your Call to Arms" is from the August 16, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Ivy League Economist Ethnically Profiled, Interrogated for Doing Math on American Airlines Flight

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Ivy League Economist Ethnically Profiled, Interrogated for Doing Math on American Airlines Flight" is from the May 07, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Trump Loves Big Deals. but Let’s Not Hold Our Breath for One with China at the G-20.

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    President Trump loves making big deals. At least he loves saying he’s making big deals, regardless of whether there is any meaningful deal there at all.

    "Trump Loves Big Deals. but Let’s Not Hold Our Breath for One with China at the G-20." is from the November 29, 2018 Op-Ed section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • The Sexist Double Standard behind Why Millennials Love Bernie Sanders

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    "The Sexist Double Standard behind Why Millennials Love Bernie Sanders" is from the Opinions section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Want to Save the Republican Party? Drain the Right-Wing Media Swamp

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Donald Trump looks likely to get a whupping (or, to use his preferred Yiddishism, schlonging) in a few weeks. Forecasts suggest many of his down-ballot co-partisans will as well.

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    • Are Work Requirements Inherently, Irredeemably Flawed?

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    As noted in an earlier column, Arkansas’s first-in-the-country, first-in-history Medicaid work requirements have been backfiring.

    "Are Work Requirements Inherently, Irredeemably Flawed?" is from the November 21, 2018 Op-Ed section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Republican Tax Cut Is a Big, Fat Failure

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    The Republican tax cut is a big, fat failure."The Republican Tax Cut Is a Big, Fat Failure" is from the October 22, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Republicans Are Mischaracterizing Nearly All Their Major Policies. Why?

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Republicans have mischaracterized just about every major policy on their agenda. The question is why. If they genuinely believe their policies are correct, why not defend them on the merits?Consider the GOP tax cuts. Last year, Republicans said their bill would primarily benefit the middle class, pay for itself and raise President Trump’s taxes, among other claims.Not one of these contentions is remotely true.

    "Republicans Are Mischaracterizing Nearly All Their Major Policies. Why?" is from the October 25, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Religious Law May Be Coming to America. But It’s Not Sharia; It’s Christian.

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    That is, the religiously motivated laws creeping into public policymaking aren’t based on the Koran, and they aren’t coming from mythical hard-line Islamists in, say, Dearborn, Michigan. They’re coming from the White House, which wants to make it easier for hard-line Christians to impose their beliefs and practices on the rest of us.

    "Religious Law May Be Coming to America. But It’s Not Sharia; It’s Christian." is from the February 02, 2017 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Why the White Working Class Votes Against Itself

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    Hillary Clinton’s unexpected loss, particularly in traditionally blue strongholds, has led to lots of rumination about what the Democrats must do to reclaim their political territory. Smarter marketing, smoother organization, greater outreach and fresher faces are among the most commonly cited remedies.

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    • Americans Are Becoming More Socially Liberal — except When It Comes to Divorce

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Americans Are Becoming More Socially Liberal — except When It Comes to Divorce" is from the April 18, 2016 Opinions section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • When Liberals Are Rooting for Jeff Sessions, You Know Something’s Wrong

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    How on earth did Jeff Sessions — Jeff Sessions! — find himself abandoned by the right and embraced by the left?

    "When Liberals Are Rooting for Jeff Sessions, You Know Something’s Wrong" is from the August 30, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Doesn't Add Up

    • By: Brooke Gladstone, Bob Garfield, Catherine Rampell, and others
    • Length: 49 mins
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    The President’s proposed budget seems to prioritize national security over pretty much everything else...

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    • Why Do so Many Republicans Hate College?

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    More than ever, higher education has become critical to snagging a stable job, moving up the income ladder and succeeding in the global economy.

    "Why Do so Many Republicans Hate College?" is from the December 28, 2017 Opinions section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The Report Trump Officials Don't Want You to See

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Psst. Hey, you. Wanna read something dangerous?It’s a government document so incendiary that the feds have tried to suppress it. They’ve purged it from their websites and disavowed its claims.But it’s not about Roswell, or who killed JFK. It’s not even about climate change.

    "The Report Trump Officials Don't Want You to See" is from the October 02, 2017 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Is Waging a Trade War in the Dumbest Way Possible

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    President Trump says we need to be “smarter” in how we deal with other countries. And yet his approach to extracting concessions from our trading partners has proved very, very dumb.

    "Trump Is Waging a Trade War in the Dumbest Way Possible" is from the June 07, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Donald/Kanye 2020? Trump Kicks off an Era of Rich Vanity Candidates.

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Donald/Kanye 2020? Trump Kicks off an Era of Rich Vanity Candidates." is from the Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Promised Farmers ‘Smarter’ Trade Deals. Now He Has to Bail Them Out.

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    “Trade, not aid.”

    "Trump Promised Farmers ‘Smarter’ Trade Deals. Now He Has to Bail Them Out." is from the September 03, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A ‘Dreamer’ Traveled to Mexico. Now He Can’t Get Home to His Husband.

    • By: Catherine Rampell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    LOS ANGELES — “Dreamer” Marco Villada Garibay left the country on the U.S. government’s promise of a possible green card. Now he’s trapped in Mexico and might never be allowed to return.

    "A ‘Dreamer’ Traveled to Mexico. Now He Can’t Get Home to His Husband." is from the April 10, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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